First, let’s address the elephant in the room. LDS feminists from across the spectrum, from occasional sympathizer to militant activist, will find parts of this lesson difficult. President Hinckley makes a galant effort to be reassuring in Continue reading Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 5 (50%)
President Gordon B. Hinckley is the “history prophet” and a story teller. He uses stories to paint a three-dimensional picture to increase our understanding and awareness. It appears a lot of this year’s lessons will be passing out his stories as reading assignments and then discussing the moral of the story. This is new territory for me, but I do love the variety and am grateful for the different personalities and teaching styles.
A self-smirk and an inward chuckle surfaced when I read the title of this lesson.
Cultivating an Attitude of Happiness and a Spirit of Optimism
This topic could not have been more timely! Currently, I’m feeling supreme frustration over an HOA association I belong to ~ and my cynical side was fully lit up. Continue reading Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 3 Helps (Complete)
Well, between this lesson and the last lesson, it’s obvious President Gordon B. Hinckley uses history as a means to tell stories…which in turn are a means to teach principles. Continue reading Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 2 Helps (Complete)
The first couple of times through this lesson, I wondered how to set this up “sister-style.” Because this lesson is more of a reciting of historical accounts ~ which want to be read word for word. Continue reading Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 1 Helps (Complete)
This is the last Howard W. Hunter lesson of the year! Only a fraction of you will be teaching this lesson, because of stake conferences, etc. But what a beautiful topic anyway? Continue reading Howard W. Hunter Lesson 24 (Complete)
This is a tender, sweet lesson for the 99% of us. We, who were not the homecoming queen or the football star. Nor the equivalent currently. Continue reading Howard W. Hunter Lesson 23 (Complete)
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Have you ever been hassled over ancient quotes from the Journal of Discourses or even McConkie’s “Mormon Doctrine”? Continue reading Journal Of Discourses & Mormon Doctrine
Brigham Young is one of my all-time favorites to read! I love his opening discourse from the Journal of Discourses. He makes some pretty astute observations about men in general… Continue reading Brigham Young’s Amazing Definition Of Salvation
The whole chapter of Ecclesiastes 2 is so profound that I cannot wrap adequate words around it. The chapter is too long to quote here, but let me sum up what I marinated in for a couple of days. Continue reading Dynamite Chapters In The Old Testament