It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. —Lamentations 3:26
Some blessings are reserved for later, even for the most valiant of God’s children. —Dale G. Renlund
This Day in LDS History
1849: A constitutional convention meets in Salt Lake City, where a constitution for the proposed state of Deseret is adopted. However, the U.S. Congress, in the famous Compromise of 1850, makes Utah a territory instead of a state, denying the Saints local home rule and leading to a nearly fifty-year struggle for statehood.
1902: The name of the Smith Academy in Rexburg, Idaho, is changed to Ricks Academy in honor of Thomas E. Ricks, founder of Rexburg.
1994: Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin dedicates a new missionary training center near the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple.
Devin is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.