Vi una columna de luz mas brillante que el sol directamente arriba de mi cabeza; y esta luz [gradualmente] descendio hasta descansar sobre mi... Al reposar sobre mi la luz, vi en el aire arriba de mi a dos Personajes, cuyo fulgor y gloria no admiten descripcion. Uno de ellos me hablo llamandome por mi nombre y dijo, senalando al otro, "Este es mi hijo amado: Escuchalo!"I missed "gradualmente" but I think my point is still pretty clear. Anybody else out there find this true?
Thursday, June 26, 2008
A friend of ours was giving a talk on the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ and made an interesting connection to the importance of Joseph Smith's First Vision. He said that of the people he has talked to that have served foreign missions (I would assume the same goes for native speaking missions), no matter how long ago, they can still retell the Joseph Smith story verbatim in the language of their mission. I thought about that, and to my surprise (even with my Spanish growing rustier by the year) could do it without a pause. I'll do it again here without looking at anything: