Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christopher Columbus: The First Vision

Christopher Columbus was the son and grandson of cloth weavers. His grandfather, Giovanno Colombo, was a weaver who lived in Fontanabuona and later in Quinto, both near Genoa. His father, Domenico, became an apprentice weaver at age 11 in Genoa. … Continue reading

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“This was the fire that burned within me”

My Obsession with Columbus I was in my early teens when I read the Book of Mormon for the first time. That first reading was more an effort to understand the story lines and the geography than to learn doctrine, … Continue reading

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