“For if you will that I give unto you a place in the celestial world, you must prepare yourselves by doing the things which I have commanded you and required of you.” – Doctrine & Covenants 78:7
“The temple is a house of instruction—yes, even divine instruction—about God’s eternal plan for his children. In the temple one gains a superior perspective about his personal relationship with his Maker and with the Savior.” – Robert L. Simpson
This Day in LDS History
1852: Workers start constructing a wall around Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Temple construction will begin in April 1853.
1910: During his second trip to Europe, President Joseph F. Smith meets with Saints in Denmark, becoming the first Church President in that country.
1945: Christine Meader (Durham), later the first Latter-day Saint woman and the first woman in Utah to be appointed as a state supreme court justice (1982), is born in Los Angeles, California.