An heroic mother: Mary Fielding Smith

Some of you may already know this story about Mary Fielding Smith, but in anticipation of Mother’s Day, I think it’s worth repeating. Here is the account of her pioneering trek from Winter Quarter’s to Salt Lake. As you may know, she was the mother of the prophet Joseph F. Smith, and she died when her sons were still young. This story tells the interesting circumstance of one of her prophecies being fulfilled.

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About Geoff B.

Geoff B graduated from Stanford University (class of 1985) and worked in journalism for several years until about 1992, when he took up his second career in telecommunications sales. He has held many callings in the Church, but his favorite calling is father and husband. Geoff is active in martial arts and loves hiking and skiing. Geoff has five children and lives in Colorado.

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  1. Geoff, like you I find Mary Fielding Smith to be heroic, noble and inspiring. Thanks for reminding me of her today.

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