A Legacy of Faith

“Tell me a story,” I nightly pled of Grandma as a child. Though I wanted to hear of Cinderella, Snow White, or Sleeping Beauty, she would say, “Susan, I can only tell you stories that are true. If you want to hear truth, I have something to say.” Not wanting to sleep, I enthusiastically listened to stories of Jesus, the Prophet Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and those whose…

The Charted Course of the Church in Education

As a schoolboy, I was thrilled with the great debate between the two giants Daniel Webster and Robert Y. Hayne. The beauty of their oratory, the sublimity of Webster’s lofty expression of patriotism, and the forecast of the civil struggle to come for the mastery of freedom over slavery all stirred me to the very depths. The debate began over the Foot Resolution concerning the public lands. It developed into consideration…