Supporting Statements Levi W. Hancock On the first of May, 1834, I started for Cartage County, some forty miles from Kirtland, to go with Zion’s Camp. I was appointed cook for Sylvester Smith’s mess. In this way we traveled, being directed by the Prophet in peace, until Sylvester lost the spirit of peace and became…
Pablo Benito Juarez is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki.
In 1806 and 1809 two boys were born on the borders of the wilderness in extreme poverty, one in America and one in Mexico. Both were deprived at an early age of the tender love of a mother, They also shared an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. Although their youth was greatly disadvantaged, they gave much personal time and effort to learning. They loved their respective countries and became disciples of freedom. The only major difference between them was that one was tall and lanky, the other short and dark. They each experienced many defeats and setbacks throughout their lives, yet each was elected to the presidency of their countries. They presided and preserved their respective country through devastating civil wars, putting their lives in continual danger. Because of their devotion to principles, history was changed not only in their own countries, but throughout the entire world as well. These two boys were Abraham Lincoln and Benito Juarez.
“…as men we are nothing, principles are everything.”