“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” – Matthew 6:33
“It is up to each of us to set the priorities and to do the things that make our soil good and our harvest plentiful.” – Dallin H. Oaks
This Day in LDS History
1828 Joseph Smith commences translating the Book of Mormon with Martin Harris acting as scribe. Translation continues until 14 June.
1858 Alfred Cumming, the newly appointed Utah territorial governor, arrives in Salt Lake City and is kindly received by President Brigham Young.
1985 U.S. Senator Jake Garn (Utah) blasts off in the space shuttle “Discovery,” becoming the first Latter-day Saint the enter space. A few weeks later aboard the “Challenger,” astronaut Don Lind becomes the second member of the Church to travel in space.
Hayley is a lover of all things chocolate, good books, and her cute British husband. She has a degree from BYU in Psychology and English and is now the Relationship Manager for LDSBookstore.com. She served a mission to the Philippines and misses the mangoes, bananas and people terribly. She loves taking photos of people, watching reruns of the West Wing, and geeking out about family history.