“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” – 2 Peter 1:4
“Trials are not just to test us. They are vitally important to the process of putting on the divine nature.” – Paul V. Mitchell
This Day in LDS History
1857: General Daniel H. Wells leaves Salt Lake City to establish military headquarters in Echo Canyon in an effort to defend Utah against the approaching army commanded by Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston. The arm had been sent to Utah to quell the Saints’ alleged rebellion against the United States government.
1954: Bo Gustafsson, later an Olympic silver medalist in the 50-kilometer walk at the 1984 Los Angeles games, is born in Skee, Sweden.
1979: The Church publishes the LDS edition of the King James Version of the Bible, which includes a topical guide, a Bible dictionary, and extensive footnotes.
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.