Tag: "Nauvoo"

Courtesy of news.byu.edu

Some nights you just cannot wait to go to bed. What is better than waking up to a nice frozen floor, leaving the warmth of your covers, to get ready to walk out into the frozen tundra of Provo’s winter wonderland? I’m sure that we all could think of things that we would rather be doing, yet the weather has never discouraged the Saints, past or present, from achieving the goals that they have set for themselves. Read more

When it comes to the Relief Society, one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the world, perhaps no one stands more respected, or as widely recognized, as Eliza Roxcy Snow. Read more

Two sweeping murals grace the walls of Education in Zion. On the south wall rises a mural entitled, The Temple, a Holy School, and directly facing it on the north end is a mural entitled, The School, a Temple of Learning. The south one depicts the first LDS temple in Kirtland, Ohio, while the other highlights the Brigham Young Academy Building and the Karl G. Maeser Building (the first structure on BYU’s present-day campus).

When seen together, these two murals of the temple and the school encapsulate the purpose of learning for Church members. For Latter-day Saints, learning is a holy and eternal endeavor. Read more