“We will make an earth whereon these may dwell; and we will prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall command them.” – Abraham 3:24-25
“One goal that most of us share in this life is the desire to achieve true joy and lasting happiness. There is only one way to do this, and that is by being obedient to all the commandments of God.” – Delbert L. Stapley
This Day in LDS History
1856: The first two handcart companies, the Ellsworth and McArthur companies, arrive in Salt Lake City amidst great celebration.
1963: U.S. president John F. Kennedy speaks for ninety minutes in the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City on foreign policy. He is assassinated two months later on November 27.
1981: The Church publishes a new version of the triple combination that includes extensive cross-references and an index.
1992: The First Presidency authorizes the use of humanitarian relief funds for the aid of drought victims in Somalia and other African nations and later sends one million pounds of food in the first shipment.
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.