The most poignant feelings we have in this mortal existence often involve the deep connections we enjoy with our children and grandchildren. There is a familiarity that is often present with these children even before they are born. When the veil is very thin…
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At the then-appropriate age of 19, I was called to serve a mission in America’s Bible belt. I remember one evening on my mission when my companion and I were invited to attend a Bible study at the local Baptist church. We went with high hopes for sharing our message of the Restoration. We were disappointed.
Our current, digital age, where nearly 60 percent of the world population are active internet users and more than half are active on social media, should not be a surprise to Latter-day Saints. Why? Because prophets have been giving us a heads up on discoveries yet to come for decades.
In May 1895, an article in a national women’s magazine mentioned Latter-day Saint suffragist Emmeline B. Wells. “From far-off Salt Lake City comes Mrs. Emeline B. Wells, a smiling, demure, and well-bred woman,” the article stated, misspelling her name. “Nevertheless she is one of the crack debaters of the Council. She brings to the task an inexhaustible memory, a neat delivery, and a perfect self-possession."