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
A believing boy took one small step and prayed. A loving Father in Heaven listened and responded. What has resulted could rightfully be referred to as one giant leap for mankind.—Carlos E. Asay
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, the 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.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.