130 years ago today - Aug 6, 1890

[Heber J. Grant]

[At a meeting of the Apostles where they each give the other blessings] Brother Moses made me very many precious promises. I was so filled that I could not make much of an effort to remember what he said. I recall that he promised me among other things that I should have long life and that the veil between me and eternity should be so thin that I could look beyond. I was promised that I should see father, the Prophet Joseph, the Savior, and some of the ancient prophets. Said the Lord was well pleased with the integrity of my heart. I was admonished that there was no power only through humility. I was promised that my influence should increase among the people. The blessing which brother Moses gave me was a very great comfort as I had wondered whether the labors that I had been performing had been acceptable in the sight of the Lord. ...

[Diary of Heber J. Grant, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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