I have gathered some lesser known yet powerful quotes from the first seven presidents of the Church–from those who faced martyrdom, expulsion, persecution, outrage, extreme prejudice, banishment and imprisonment from the very nation they loved so much.Norma Stapley has lived in the tiny southern Utah town of Summit for more than six decades.

With only two semesters left before graduation, he just wants to keep flying under the radar.

Then he meets Emmy in a Book of Mormon class, and for the first time, the idea of keeping to himself doesn’t sound so appealing.

Emmy Jennings only feels confident when she’s dancing ballet.

With every plié and chassé, all her worries fade away.

"However, we want much more than a simple dating site.

Rhys Solario has a secret—one he plans to keep: he’s a non-Mormon attending Brigham Young University.

But slowly, their tentative friendship evolves into something more.

Yet even as love deepens, the pair is faced with a disheartening truth: Rhys can’t take Emmy to the temple, and the promise of eternity is not something Emmy’s willing to give up.

The 4th of July brings an opportunity to listen to and sing familiar patriotic songs.