“Verily I say, men should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness” —Doctrine & Covenants 58:27
“I certainly did not always put my shoulder to the wheel with a “heart full of song,” but I did learn about shoulders and wheels, which helped later in life, when the wheels grew larger.” —Neal A. Maxwell
This Day in LDS History
1838: The last group of Saints in Kirtland, known as the Kirtland Camp or the poor camp, leaves for Missouri.
1851: The Saints gather in a sycamore grove and organize the San Bernardino Stake, the first stake in California.
1926: Neal A. Maxwell, later the Church commissioner of education and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1971: The Italy North Mission is organized.