Sunday, May 14, 2017

Not Enough Shoes to go Around

Since the Rees family didn’t have enough shoes for their children, the children had to take turns doing what?
a.                  Trekking to Zion
b.                  Going to Church
c.                   Going to School
d.                  Playing outside
Yesterday’s answer:
A.                  Brigham Young
The following from Brigham Young’s September 1864 trip to St. George:   The next morning, after prayers, the president instructed the teamsters to get ready for a mountain drive. After breakfast he led the way over a hilly, sandy country until he came to a steep mountain called Hurricane Hills. The summit was finally reached without accident, where an hour or more was spent viewing the rugged mountain scenery. As a diversion, stones were rolled down the rock-ribbed mountainsides. The east side was almost perpendicular, about a thousand feet high. It was an interesting sight to watch the stones as they went bounding, crashing into the big boulders below. It was also amusing to the young people to observe President Young and the apostles taking just as much interest, apparently, in the lively sport as the younger members of the company. The president and his brethren believed that healthful recreation is a part of religious work.

Lesson Committee, Chronicles of Courage (Salt Lake City: Utah Printing Company, 1995), 6:102-103.

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