“Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” – Proverbs 31:28
“The example of our mother, even in the worst of times, to move forward and put faith and hope into action, not just worrying or wishful thinking, sustained our family and me and gave confidence that present circumstances would give way to future blessings.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This Day in LDS History
1839 Joseph Smith and his family move into a house in Commerce (later Nauvoo), Illinois. The house, which had been owned by Hugh White, becomes known as the Homestead.
1869 The first transcontinental railroad is completed when the Union Pacific Railroad line meets the Central Pacific Railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory. The new railroad allows Church leaders, missionaries, and converts to travel quickly to their destinations.
1995 The First Presidency announces the release of the Book of Mormon on videotape in American Sign Language.