“My son, peace be unto thy soul; thine adversity and thine afflictions shall be but a small moment; ” –
“In stories, as in life, adversity teaches us things we cannot learn otherwise. Adversity helps to develop a depth of character.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This Day in LDS History
1840: While preaching to a congregation in Philadelphia, Joseph Smith teaches that “”all children dying at an early age (say eight years) not knowing good from evil, were incapable of sinning; and that all such assuredly go to heaven.
1977: The First Presidency announces that the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will direct ecclesiastical matters and that the Presiding Bishopric will oversee temporal programs of the Church.