“Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am.” – Isaiah 58:9
“Fasting helps to teach us self-mastery. It helps us to gain the discipline we need to have control over ourselves.” – L. Tom Perry
This Day in LDS History
1833 Joseph Smith writes a letter to Jared Carter wherein he teaches that “it is contrary…for any member of the Church to receive instruction for those in authority, higher than themselves.
1953 Elder Ezra Taft Benson, the U.S. secretary of agriculture, appears on the cover of Time magazine, which highlights his national and international influences as a member of Dwight D. Eisenhower’s cabinet.
1999 The Salt Lake City Council approves a plan to build a pedestrian plaza connecting to the Church offices grounds to Temple Square.