“By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.” – 1 John 5:2
“The greatest help we will have in strengthening families is to know and follow the doctrines of Christ.” – Barbara Thompson
This Day in LDS History
1813 Orrin Porter Rockwell, later a bodyguard of Joseph Smith and Church folk hero, is born in Belcher, Massachusetts.
1830 Emma Smith, Joseph and Polly Knight, and twelve others are baptized in Colesville, New York.
1953 The Butte Stake, the first stake in Montana, is organized, with Edgar T. Henderson as president.
1978 President Spencer W. Kimball dedicates the Monument to Women at the Nauvoo Visitors’ Center.
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.