“And thus the Gospel began to be preached, from the beginning, being declared by holy angels sent forth from the presence of God, and by his own voice, and by the gift of the Holy Ghost.” – Moses 5:58
“This wave of truth and righteousness is wondrous! It is not man-made! It comes from the Lord, who said, “I will hasten my work in its time.”” – Russell M. Nelson
This Day in LDS History
1851 Five hundred settlers leave Payson, Utah, for California, where they would found a Church-sponsored settlement at San Bernardino.
1958 Bruce Hurst, later a professional baseball pitcher, is born in St. George, Utah.
1988 At a dinner commemorating the 350th anniversary of the first Swedish settlement in the United States, the king and queen of Sweden entertain a group of guests that include President Thomas S. Monson, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Frances.
2000 The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd, a film portraying the mission of the Savior in the Holy Land and on the American continent, opens to the public in the Legacy Theater of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
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.