“But I have commanded you to bring up your children in light and truth.” —Doctrine & Covenants 93:40
“For all of you who are striving to do your best to teach in your homes, may you find peace and joy in your efforts. And if you feel you have room for improvement or need greater preparation, please humbly respond as the Spirit prompts you and bind yourself to act.” —Devin G. Durrant
This Day in LDS History
1850: Addison Pratt’s wife, Louisa Barnes Pratt, is called and set apart to go with her husband to preach the gospel. Her calling was an important step towards women being called as full-time missionaries, which did not take place until 1898.
1874: During General Conference, President Brigham Young organizes the united order in the Salt Lake City wards. Over the course of the following months, the order is organized in dozens of towns throughout the territory.
1998: The Church announces plans to build temples in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Fukuoka, Japan; Suva, Fiji; Ciudad, Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico; and Kona, Hawaii.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.