“Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.” – Matthew 18:21-22
“Forgiveness is powerful spiritual medicine. To extend forgiveness, that soothing balm, to those who have offended you is to heal. And, more difficult yet, when the need is there, forgive yourself” – Boyd K. Packer
This Day in LDS History
1900 At the end of the nineteenth century the Church as 283,765 members, 43 stakes, 20 missions, 967 branches and wards, and 4 operating temples.
1940 The First Presidency releases a statement on the military, indicating that the Church will not knowingly call young men on missions to have them avoid the draft established in the United States.
1946 The Church’s missionary force rises from an average of 477 serving during 1945 to an average of 2, 244 during 1946.
1950 Church membership reaches 1.1 million.
1952 The First Presidency announces that the Primary will sponsor Cub Scout groups (part of the Boy Scouts of America).
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.