Children's rights activist Elizabeth Smart, who was abducted and held captive for nine months as a teenager, sent a message to the 13 siblings who were freed on Sunday from alleged torture and captivity in their parents' California home, saying she wants them to know that "life is not as dark and as terrible as it has been."
More People Features
Senators Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch of Utah and Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona took the opportunity since the passing of President Thomas S. Monson to honor him on the Senate floor with speeches about his legacy. Here are some of the highlights of what they said (including videos).
As an American, I am deeply disappointed by the missed opportunity this obituary represents. As a Latter-day Saint, I found my faith oddly affirmed by the piece. Here's why.
From Huffington Post: "If you are not familiar with Thomas S. Monson, maybe the one word that describes him best is “service”. He lived to lift, encourage, and serve “the one”. He was forever trying to be wherever he felt God needed him."
The following is a statement from President Donald J. Trump concerning the passing of President Thomas S. Monson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A new film on Winston Churchill portrays him as having great internal struggle and uncertainty, much the same way Brigham Young was portrayed in the 1940 film, "Brigham Young" produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. Here's how we know the second prophet of this dispensation didn't have the indecision or insecurity that he seemed to in the movies.
I have spent rich, full days exploring the treasures showcased in the significant cultural repositories of the world, and I have returned to some of them for subsequent visits in later years. Only once, though, have I spent two consecutive days in a single museum, and that was last week in the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.