Preparing a lesson at the last minute? Bless your heart for even taking it on!
Do away with the guilt about not picking up the manual a week ago when you “should have” and give a wonderful lesson instead. Some of the best classes I’ve ever been to are impromptu and spontaneous.
Here’s how I get ready for a lesson when I’ve run out of time:
Continue reading Help! Last Minute Gospel Lesson Prep
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.
Continue reading Gordon B. Hinckley Lesson 4 Helps (Complete)
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)