“And when he had said these words, he wept, and the multitude bare record of it, and he took their little children, one by one, and blessed them, and prayed unto the Father for them.” – 3 Nephi 17:21
“I testify of the great blessing of children and of the happiness they will bring us in this life and in the eternities.” – Neil L. Andersen
This Day in LDS History
1898 Elders Brigham F. Duffin and Thomas H. Chambers two missionaries from Utah, hold the first Latter-day Saint meeting in Caldwell County, Missouri, since the Saints were expelled from the state in 1838.
1954 George Q. Morris is ordained a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at eighty years of age (making him the oldest man ordained an apostle in this dispensation).
1990 The Umtata Branch, the first branch of the Church in the South African country of Transkei, is organized, with Emmanuel Danso as president.
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.