Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands.—1 Nephi 21:16
The reality of the Resurrection of the Savior overwhelms our heartbreak with hope because with it comes the assurance that all the other promises of the gospel are just as real—promises that are no less miraculous than the Resurrection.—Paul V. Johnson
This Day in LDS History
1836: Mary Duty Smith, the 93-year-old maternal grandmother of Joseph Smith, arrives in Kirtland as one of the oldest people to make the move from New York.
1839: Brigham Young, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, decides that the Twelve would return to Far West, Missouri, to fulfill the Lord’s commandment for the Twelve to leave on their mission to Great Britain from the temple site at Far West.
1969: The Church announces the construction of the new 28-story Church Office Building in Salt Lake City.
1998: Ground is broken for the Anchorage Alaska Temple.
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.