“And again, verily I say unto you, that whoso forbiddeth to marry is not ordained of God, for marriage is ordained of God unto man.” – D&C 49:15
“It is brought about not simply by ceremony or circumstance or chance, but by two mature, loving adults who are able and willing to learn the principles upon which a vital and durable marriage may be fashioned and who, day by day, year by year, work on that process.” – Marion D. Hanks
This Day in LDS History
1867: The first conference to be held in the newly completed Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City opens.
1890: During general conference, Church members accept what becomes known as the “Manifesto,” a document that announces the end of Church-sanctioned plural marriage in Utah.
1952: The Presiding Bishopric issues a letter introducing the Senior Aaronic Priesthood program, which places men over twenty-one years of age in a separate Aaronic Priesthood quorum.
1988: Richard G. Scott is ordained an Apostle, replacing Marion G. Romney, who had died.
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.