My father, David O. McKay

by David Lawrence McKay

Publisher: Deseret Book in Salt Lake City

Written in English
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  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Presidents -- Biography,
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Edition Notes

StatementDavid Lawrence McKay ; edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson.
ContributionsAnderson, Lavina Fielding, 1944-
LC ClassificationsBX8695.M27 M25 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215004M
ISBN 100875792782
LC Control Number89038108

World-renowned filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille and David O. McKay, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, developed an unexpected friendship when they were introduced by Latter-day Saint painter Arnold Friberg, who had been commissioned by DeMille as the set painter for his epic The Ten Commandments.   (President David O. Mckay, Second Counselor in the First Presidency. Jesus’ Prayer for Unity. General Conference, October ) Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me that they may be one as we : David O. Mckay. My esteemed fellow workers, brothers, and sisters—this is the beginning of the realization of a vision I saw 34 years ago when one morning President Hugh J. Cannon, President E. Wesley Smith, others, and I witnessed a flag raising ceremony by students of Author: David O. Mckay. Copies of the letter were sent to President McKay’s three other sons, David Lawrence McKay, Dr. Edward R. McKay and Robert R. McKay. Dr. Llewelyn McKay “told me later that he read the letter to his father, and that his father told him that it was an entirely reliable report of what happened and what he said,” Dr. McMurrin stated.

His mother, Jennette, was a Welsh immigrant from Merthyr Tydfil in south Wales. McKay’s father was a Scottish immigrant and was called on a two-year church mission to Scotland in after David O. McKay’s two older sisters died. The young David McKay took on responsibilities to Children: David Lawrence McKay. DAVID O. MCKAY TEMPLE ADDRESS. Here, in your presence, I am going to thank my earthly father for the lessons he gave to two boys in a hayfield, in that connection. We had driven out to the field to get the tenth load of hay, and we drove over to a part of the meadow where we had last loaded the ninth, where wire-grass and slough grass was. 1. As quoted in Terry W. Call, "David O. McKay/' in Church News, Deseret News, 25 Sept. 2. For a good descriptive overview of McKay's varied accomplishments throughout the period of his apostleship and presidency, see Jeanette McKay Morrell, Highlights in the Life of President David O. McKay (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ). - Explore amandajayne3's board "David O McKay", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about David o mckay, Lds quotes and General conference quotes pins.

It is a great honor and privilege for me to deliver this year's David O. McKay Lecture. This event honors a marvelous man who was instrumental in the founding and growth of this university - a scholar, a teacher, and a prophet. I am intensely aware that this occasion is designed to enlighten our minds and to inspire our souls. I am grateful for the opportunity of sharing some ideas with .

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ 5/5(2). My Father, David O. McKay book. Read 4 reviews from the world/5. McKay, David Lawrence. My father, David O. McKay. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, © (OCoLC) Named Person: David O McKay; David Lawrence McKay; David Lawrence McKay; David O McKay: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Lawrence McKay; Lavina Fielding Anderson.

My Father: David O. McKay is an inspiring portrayal of the prophet's life written from the point of view of his son, David Lawrence McKay. I found this to be an extremely enjoyable and uplifting read. Pres. McKay's life is recorded from the time of his young adulthood to his death, based on his journals, letters to and from family, and the memories of those who 5/5(1).

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McKay (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ),1– 2 (hereafter cited as My Father). David O. McKay to Emma Ray McKay, 2 Januaryfound in The David Oman McKay Papers, MSManuscripts Division, University of Utah Marriott Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, box 1, fld.

4 (hereafter cited as McKay. When David O. McKay was asked to name the greatest man he had ever met, he replied without hesitation, “My father.” 7 After returning from his mission, his father served as the bishop of the Eden and Huntsville Wards from to 8 David McKay Sr.

shared many experiences and his testimony with his young son. While in Salt Lake City inPresident David O. McKay asked me to write him an article on the origin of the Maori. This is my humble effort. It is particularly interesting to note that all the students of Maori history and lore have come to the one and same conclusion: namely, that the Maori, in the long dim past have come from India.

Sh*t my Dad Says was so fun, I read this book in two days. Accessible, relatable, and absolutely hilarious, the book chronicles highlights from the author’s life though his father’s unusual, typically vulgar viewpoint/5(K). In the context of that discussion a half-century ago, ask yourselves what might be the discussion today if David O.

McKay were to reconsider two statements. The first was part of a poem written in by Eliza R. Snow, later set to music with the title, “O My Father.” She asked a rhetorical question: “In the heavens are parents single?”.

I am blessed to work and serve in the David O. McKay School of Education. President McKay was a great prophet and educator—the beloved prophet of my youth. He spoke often about the importance of noble character. A summary of his teachings would be that the highest purpose of education is not just to teach [ ].

Gospel Ideals: Selections from David O. McKay by David O. McKay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Father too Busy President David O.

McKay: His father was so busy with the duties in his office he could not respond to his call. President McKay made the statement that the point he had in mind was that when we are relaxed -in a private room we are more susceptible to whisperings of the Spirit and that so far as he was concerned, his.

Enos said he knew his father was a just man, "for he taught me in his language, and also in the nurture and admonition of the Lord-and blessed be the name of my God for it" (Enos ). Those in the Book of Mormon who were taught nothing concerning the Lord but only concerning worldly knowledge became a cunning and wicked people (see Mosiah Booko search results for David McKay.

Would you like to visit Booko United States. (You can change region by clicking the flag in the toolbar.) Sign in. Blog. My History. My lists. My alerts. Menu. My Lists My Alerts My History. Please select your preferred region. McKay, David O: All members of his family, except a daughter, Mrs.

Lou Jean Blood, were present at his residence in the lintel Utah, to which he had been increas ingly confined during the last. Eliza R.

Snow, who served as secretary of the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo from to and married Joseph Smith on Jcompleted the following poem, initially titled “My Father in Heaven,” a little over a year after the death of her husband and within a short time after the death of her father, Oliver Snow.

1 Since her. David O. McKay: Apostle to the World, Prophet of God. Deseret Book Company. David Lawrence McKay.

My Father, David O. McKay. Deseret Book Co. Llewelyn R. McKay. Home Memories of President David O. McKay. Desert Book Co. Jeanette McKay Morrell. Highlights in the Life of President David O.

McKay. Deseret. After his retirement from active law practice, he wrote a book about the life and service of his father, David O. McKay, published by the Deseret Book Company. He had a great love for music and was an accomplished : Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City. See Jeanette McKay Morrell, Highlights in the Life of President David O.

McKay (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), [7] Blessing given to David O. McKay prior to his mission for England, November 3,McKay Scrapbook, no. Church Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City. In any event, it was in Huntsville, of this sacred marriage, that David O.

McKay, the son of David McKay, was born on September 8,the third child and first son. Two daughters had been borne [3] in the original log cabin, but by the time of his birth his enterprising father had built a stone home and David was the first to be born in the.

"No other success can compensate for failure in the home" is a statement made famous by President David O. McKay, who taught Church members the importance of focusing on the family. At the age of 32, he magnified his responsibilities as a newly called Apostle/5(3). On one occasion, Elder Marion D.

Hanks is reported to have asked President David O. McKay, "How would you suggest I maintain my spirituality?" President McKay, who was known for his deep spirituality, said he did five simple things at the beginning of every day. David O.

McKay Home, America, Desire Seeking the pleasure of conjugality without a willingness to assume the responsibilities of rearing a family is one of the onslaughts that now batter at the structure of the American home.

Yes, I'm reviewing two books on David O. McKay. My original intention was to review them together (and explore the larger issue of writing faith-promoting as opposed to warts-and-all history), but I decided that wouldn't be fair.

It didn't seem fair because David O. McKay: Beloved Prophet is a credible entry in the well-established subgenre of LDS biography.

It does. Introduction. President David O. McKay often expressed appreciation for his parents and their influence in his life: “From [my father] I learned the lessons of work and worship which apply to the moral and spiritual activities as well as the immediate, temporal things.

Wright, David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism, see Francis M. Gibbons, David O. McKay: Apostle to the World, Prophet of God (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ); David Lawrence McKay, My Father, David O. McKay. Her father, Thomas Evans McKay, was a bishop, president of the LDS Swiss-Austrian mission, and an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Brodie's paternal uncle, David O. McKay, was an apostle in the LDS Church when Brodie was born and later became the ninth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ality: American. Ancient Apostles by President David O.

McKay is an excellent book for old and young and affords a basis for many successful and happy family hours. President McKay has always felt deep concern for the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to know about the apostles who labored with the Savior while he walked and taught through the land of Palestine.

Julie, Thanks, as always, for your review. While the pickin’s are still slim, as you say, for many other latter-day prophets, there is actually a new and reputedly terrific biography by Greg Prince called David O.

McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism (University of Utah Press). I just ordered the book so I don’t have much more to say about it, but Kathleen Flake, in her 12. David Oman McKay (September 8, – Janu ) [2] was an American religious leader and educator who served as the ninth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from until his death in Ordained an apostle and member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in[3] McKay was a general authority for nearly 64 .A statement by President David O.

McKay concerning the position of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Communism. In order that there may be no misunderstanding by bishops, stake presidents, and others regarding members of the Church participating in nonchurch meetings to study and become informed on the Constitution of the United States, Author: David O.

Mckay. InDavid O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism was published. It is a great book, filled with details and insights into the way our church became what it is today. We learn that during his tenure, President McKay prayed on several occasions for enlightenment concerning the policy which denied the priesthood to black men and temple ordinances to all .