“And now as I said concerning faith—faith is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye hope for things which are not seen, which are true. ” – Alma 32:21
“Choose faith over doubt, choose faith over fear, choose faith over the unknown and the unseen, and choose faith over pessimism.” – Richard C. Edgley
This Day in LDS History
1890 In preparation for the completion of the interior of the Salt Lake Temple, the First Presidency sets apart John B. Fairbanks, John Hafen, and Lorus Pratt as “art missionaries” to study in Paris, France. Later, Edwin Evans and Herman H. Haag are also sent to Paris to study.
1973 The first stake in El Salvador (San Salvador) is created with Mario Edumundo Scheel as president.
1994 The U.S. National Genealogy Society posthumously elects Archibald F. Bennett, who pioneered acquisition of genealogical materials for the Church, to their Hall of Fame; Bennett is the first Latter-day Saint so honored.
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.