“And the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw that the Lord was with him, and that the Lord made all that he did to prosper in his hand.” —Genesis 39:2-3
“Make certain decisions only once. … We can push some things away from us once and have done with them … without having to brood and redecide a hundred times what it is we will do and what we will not do.” —Spencer W. Kimball
This Day in LDS History
1800: Jacob Whitmer, later one of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, is born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
1852: As a missionary to Hawaii, George Q. Cannon begins translating the Book of Mormon into Hawaiian.
1985: Members of the Church in Canada and the United States hold a special fast to raise money for victims of famine in Africa and other parts of the world; they raise $6.5 million dollars.