“The greatest legacy we can leave to our posterity is a life full of example that will stand as a beacon of goodness for generations to come.” The truth in these simple words have been illuminated by the love passed on to us through the lives of our ancestors. How grateful we are for our heritage.
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My dear Mom died Easter Sunday, 2018. I wanted to create a tribute to my energetic, fun, compassionate Mother to be a part of my home office. I took some of the things I inherited from Mom and started to design a shadowbox. I hadn’t gotten very far before I realized how much more I wanted to represent about her life. So, a plan for a simple shadowbox became something more ambitious.
"The study of family history gives individuals a sense of their heritage and a sense of responsibility in carrying out a legacy that their ancestors began . . .”
A global effort to digitize FamilySearch’s collection of millions of rolls of microfilm is now complete — a milestone 83 years in the making, the Church announced Tuesday, Sept. 21.
Here is a roundup of five videos from RootsTech Connect 2021 featuring Church leaders talking about the impact that stories of ancestors have had in their lives.