I saw a pillar of light exactly over my head, above the brightness of the sun, which descended gradually until it fell upon me.—Joseph Smith History 1:16
Through our faith in the personal witness of the Prophet Joseph and the reality of the First Vision, through study and prayer, deep and sincere, we will be blessed with a firm faith in the Savior of the world.—Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This Day in Church History
1847: The Mormon Battalion crosses the Colorado River into what would later become California.
1870: President Brigham Young Drives the last spike for the Utah Central Railroad Line, connecting Salt Lake City with Ogden, a distance of thirty-seven miles.
1892: The Church organizes in the Salt Lake City Nineteenth Ward the first Latter-day Saint Sunday School for the deaf.