“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.” — Isaiah 61:3
“As we renew and honor our covenants, our burdens can be lightened and we can continually become purified and strengthened.” —Linda S. Reeves
This Day in LDS History
1958: President David O. Mckay dedicates the Church College of Hawaii campus (later known as BYU-Hawaii), in Laie, Hawaii.
2010: The Provo Tabernacle is greatly damaged by a fire, believed to have started unintentionally on the second floor. The tabernacle will later become the Provo City Center Temple.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.