3 comments for “A Mormon Image: A Tween’s View of Kirtland

  1. Nontrovert
    August 2, 2017 at 10:56 am

    He did a great job capturing the crushed china glistening in the sun.

  2. Craig Becker
    August 3, 2017 at 1:25 am

    What is the meaning of the phrase… “crushed china glistening”? Is it the cracks in the outer temple walls as shown on the pic in tyhe post?

  3. August 22, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    Craig. It’s a reference to a popular anecdotal (and non-historical) story about early church members crushing their china plates and cups to give a sparkle to the exterior of the building. More information about the temple exterior’s history is available at https://www.lds.org/friend/2013/05/shining-walls?lang=eng

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