“Therefore, verily I say unto you, lift up your voices unto this people; speak the thoughts that I shall put into your hearts, and you shall not be confounded before men.” – Doctrine & Covenants 100:5
“Everyone within the sound of my voice has the power to increase a child’s confidence in himself or herself and to increase a child’s faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ through the words they speak.” – Rosemary M. Wixom
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 90 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.
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.