I was texting a friend this morning about another friend I was concerned about (trying to help from the background, as is my wont) and got reminded I should text and check in on one of my graduated YW who has moved to Mesa. LOL. Best conversation ever! Apparently Mesa is, in fact, Nirvana. It’s
Tag: LDS Young Women
I have a confession to make. It’s a true confession — and a sad one. I am terrible at encouraging Personal Progress. Yeah, I have my medallion thanks to the zealous efforts of my young women leaders back home in Mississippi, but I’m truly awful at encouraging PP among the young women I lead now.
I’ve been in three Relief Society presidencies, and each group has had someone ask if they have to sit at at the front of the classroom during meetings. In the past I’ve said it’s up to you, but today I stumbled on this article from Elder Boyd K. Packer (The Unwritten Order of Things, Brigham
AC expressed a common concern on the LDS Seminary Teacher Facebook Group: “I’m a new teacher this year, not creative at all and need desperate help. I have my two boys in my class and they both tell me I’m boring.” Here’s what I said: Please know that everything I’m about to say is intended
Most gospel teachers struggle with classroom participation. Sometimes you’ll get a classroom of students who are very active and loud, and other times you may have a classroom of very quiet students. We want students to enjoy each other, but “between the prayers” we want them to talk about the gospel — not Friday night’s
After a lesson is complete, you may feel elated or even discouraged. Evaluating your teaching is an important, often neglected, step that can help you improve as a teacher. Evaluating your lessons is the “report” part of the Return and Report pattern taught in the temple. Reporting, by asking questions of yourself, prayerfully consulting the Lord,
Primary Object Lesson Talks You will get some good ideas from my LDS Object Lessons for simple Primary talks. Top Ten tips for Giving a Great Talk by Robert Felts, New Era, August 2000 from LDS.org Accept the assignment cheerfully, and pray for guidance, especially if you aren’t comfortable with the assigned topic. Start outlining your
The Santa Monica Stake staged it’s first “MoFash: The Modest Fashion Show” on May 3, 2008. Deciding to meet the challenge of modest dress head on, leaders held the event at a Church-owned ball field staged as an outdoor runway. The professional and amateur models over 60 several modest outfits ranging from swim to sporty.