“Thou shalt thank the Lord thy God in all things.” – Doctrine & Covenants 59:7
“Gratitude is a Spirit-filled principle. It opens our minds to a universe permeated with the richness of a living God. Through it, we become spiritually aware of the wonder of the smallest things.” – Bonnie D. Parkin
This Day in LDS History
1831: Emma Smith gives birth to twins, a boy and a girl, whom she and Joseph name Thaddeus and Louisa. The infants live only about three hours.
1879: Emma Hale Smith, wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith and first president of the Nauvoo Female Relief Society, dies in Nauvoo, Illinois.
1986: It is estimated that Church membership is now 6 million members.
1993: Elder Thales Haskell Smith (a pediatrician) and Sister Charone Smith (a nurse), two of the first four missionaries to serve in a humanitarian capacity in Albania, visit with Mother Teresa, a native Albanian, at the Tirana Dystrophy Hospital.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.