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Family Home Evening Lesson Ideas Section Updated

I’ve updated the Family Home Evening Ideas sectio of my Mormon Share to include some new stuff! It has LDS clipart, links to FHE lessons from some Family Home Evening Blogs, and a list of the Mormon Share Family Home Evening Articles. The most popular FHE section has long been the 100+ FHE Ideas list.http://mormonshare.com/fhe/100-fhe-ideas.php I love it because lesson ideas are grouped by who you might be teaching to, like young children, singles, or an active family. I think it’s a fantastic way to find a family home evening idea in a pinch. I’ve also been updating the Young Women, Primary, and Relief Society sections to include much of the same information.

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I Love Marney — The Thanksgiving Letter

It’s nowhere near Thanksgiving. But I love the famous Thanksgiving Letter at AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com (orginal here): From: Marney As you all know a fabulous Thanksgiving Dinner does not make itself. I need to ask each of you to help by bringing something to complete the meal. I truly appreciate your offers to assist with the meal preparation. Now, while I do have quite a sense of humor and joke around all the time, I COULD NOT BE MORE SERIOUS when I am providing you with your Thanksgiving instructions and orders. I am very particular, so please perform your task EXACTLY as I have requested and read your portion very carefully. If I ask you to bring your offering in a container…

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5 Tips For a Great LDS Relief Society or Priesthood Lesson

The new manuals for Relief Society and Priesthood can prove challenging for teachers to use for lesson preparation. Many of us are used to the Primary-style lesson manuals that have clear statements like “read this, ask that, show this, copy that”. But by following a few simple steps, you can plan a great lesson easily. The steps are 1) Start with a plan, 2) Make a great first impression, 3) Hold their attention, 4) Ask lots of thought-provoking questions that promote discussion, and, 5) Leave time for a conclusion. ONE: Start with a plan After you read the lesson through once, prayerfully determine what should happen in the lives of those you teach as a result of the teachings in…

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