“But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice. ” – Psalms 68:3
“The next time you’re tempted to groan, you might try to laugh instead. It will extend your life and make the lives of all those around you more enjoyable.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
This Day in LDS History
1846 Ezra T. Benson is ordained an Apostle at Council Bluffs, Iowa, replacing John E. Page, who had apostatized.
1852 The first branch in Norway is organized in Osterrisor.
1988 A monument commemorating the Mormon Battalion is dedicated near Council Bluffs, Iowa; another monument honoring the Latter-day Saint pioneers who established Nebraska’s first community is dedicated in Florence, Nebraska
1995 The International Olympic Committee votes to hold the 2002 winter games in Salt Lake City.