“And that same sociality which exists among us here will exist among us there, only it will be coupled with eternal glory, which glory we do not now enjoy.” – D&C 130:2
“The family is the most important organization in time or in eternity. Our purpose in life is to create for ourselves eternal family units.” – Joseph Fielding Smith
This Day in LDS History
1801 Brigham Young, later a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and second President of the Church, is born in Whitingham, Vermont.
1915 After being inspired by the Spirit, President John F. Smith dedicates the site for the Laie Hawaii Temple. Upon his return to the mainland, he advises other Church leaders of his action and asks for their support.
1919 General conference is held after being postponed for two months because of the influenza pandemic that swept the world in 1918 and 1919.
1997 President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the St. Louis Missouri Temple.