“Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart” – Psalms 24:3-4
“Virtue begins in the heart and in the mind. It is nurtured in the home. It is the accumulation of thousands of small decisions and actions.” – Elaine S. Dalton
This Day in LDS History
1849 A constitutional convention meets in Salt Lake City, where a constitution for the proposed state of Deseret is adopted. However, the U.S. Congress, in the famous Compromise of 1850, makes Utah a territory instead of a state, denying the Saints local home rule and leading to a nearly fifty-year struggle for statehood.
1902 The name of the Smith Academy in Rexburg, Idaho, is changed to Ricks Academy in honor of Thomas E. Ricks, founder of Rexburg.
1994 Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin dedicates a new missionary training center near the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple.
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.