The Cyclone of 78

The Cyclone of ‘78 June 1878, all was quiet and peaceful until suddenly from nowhere a tornado swept down on the unsuspecting Read More

John Hawley 1839

John Hawley 1839 One cold February day, Wandle Mace and others discovered a group of people stranded on the west bank of the Read More

The Visiting Teacher

The Visiting Teacher In commemoration of the organization of the Relief Society March 17, 1842, I would like to share a Read More

Photina, The Samaritan Woman

Photina the Samaritan Woman The Samaritans of Jesus day were a people more despised than a gentile. They were considered a Read More

Quincy: City of Refuge

Quincy: City of Refuge October 27, 1838, Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs issued an executive order decreeing that all Read More

The Conversion of Brigham Young

The Conversion of Brigham Young They were a typical large New England family--very poor—so poor in fact that the children Read More

The Mobbing of Joseph Smith

The Mobbing of Joseph Smith March 25, 1832, sometime in the wee hours of morning a mob of angry men crept towards the home of Read More

Peace in Bethlehem

Peace In Bethlehem   We live in a noisy turbulent world filled with hate and the love of war. What is Read More

Handcart Rescue for Thanksgiving 2014

This Thanksgiving may I share a story of real gratitude? Tuesday, October 21, 1856. The members of the Willie Handcart Company Read More

Amasa Lyman and the Tender Mercies of the Lord

Amasa Mason Lyman Two missionaries came into the small New Hampshire community of Lyman. Living there was a young man, 19 years Read More