“He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.” –
1 Jn. 2:10
“The family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children.” – The Family: A Proclamation to the World
This Day in LDS History
1839: The exodus of the Saints from Missouri to Illinois and Iowa begins following Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Bogg’s extermination order.
1865: Church agent Francis A. Hammond, under the direction of President Brigham Young, agrees to purchase a six thousand acre plantation in Laie on the Hawaiian island of Oahu for $14,000. Later the Church establishes the Church College of Hawaii (later known as BYU-Hawaii), the Polynesian Cultural Center, and the Laie Hawaii Temple at the site.
1922: Barbara Bradshaw (Smith), later the tenth general president of the Relief Society, is born in Salt Lake CIty, Utah.