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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – August 22, 2016

Scripture “And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.” – Deuteronomy 6:5 Quote “As we love the Lord, as we love our neighbor, we discover that our Heavenly Father will answer the prayers of others through our ministry.” – Thomas S. Monson Video > Meme This Day in …

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6 Things to Thank Your Dad For

Dads around the world are different. However, there is at least one thing they have in common: they deserve our thanks for a countless number of things. Here are six things we should thank our faithful father-figures for. Respect Dads tend to be the ‘bad cop’ in the family and with that comes a lesson of respect. You learn to respect …

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6 Great Ideas for an LDS Wedding Reception

Along with spring comes proposals and weddings. Girls hope for a ‘ring by spring’ and reception centers quickly get booked up. It is wedding season and for LDS brides and grooms it’s a time to get a little creative. Many look for a few ways to spruce up their reception, especially when faced with our own cultural norms. We know …

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Why Charity Isn’t a Checklist

I feel like charity can be over-complicated. It can be thought that if we need faith, there must be hope, and both require charity; or that hope without faith is nothing. Either way, faith, hope, and charity always seem to go hand in hand, as if one is not complete without the other. Moroni 10:21 says, “And except ye have charity ye can …

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Simple Ways LDS Couples Can Have a Happier Marriage

One of the great blessings of the gospel is that we often enjoy counsel and inspiration on how to choose the right and be better. For married couples and soon-to-be-married couples, listening to the counsel from Church leaders about marriage can greatly improve your relationships and unity within the home. President Spencer W. Kimball addressed Brigham Young University in 1976 in …

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A True Friend

Summer time and back to school means time for friends, both new and old. Check out this great family home evening lesson on friendship and the importance of being a good friend! Scripture: Matthew 7:12 Hymn: Jesus Said Love Everyone of Love One Another Lesson: Two Boys Delivering Newspapers or Jonathan and David Treat: Fruit Cake or Watermelon Sorbet Activity: Firefly (flashlight game) or Sponge Brigade •View entire lesson...

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Classic Lesson: Life After Death

It is always a great time of year to reflect on the blessing of Christ's resurrection. Check out this family home evening lesson on the knowledge that there is a life after death! Scripture: Matthew 10:29-31 Hymn: God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son or My Heavenly Father Loves Me Lesson: Spring's Promise or A Circle of No Good-Byes Treat: Meringue Nests or Ducky Desserts Activity: Go to a Cemetery or Go on a Nature Walk •View entire lesson...

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Stripped of Envy

Envy is a strong word. When people talked about being “envious,” I knew it would never describe me. So when I listened to Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s talk “The Laborers in the Vineyard” in the April 2012 general conference, I didn’t really think he was talking to me... Check out this family home evening lesson on Envy! Scripture: Alma 5:29 Hymn: Love at Home Lesson: The envy I Never thought I Had Treat: Green Cheesecake Bars & Banana Dippers Activity: Family Olympics, Charades View entire lesson...

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Love Thy Neighbor

The Lord’s concern for the one is evident in many ways. Let us unlabel our brothers and sisters. They are not strangers, “but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God.” (Eph. 2:19.) Let leaders and members alike love God and love one another. Obedience to these two great commandments will crown our efforts with success. Check out this family home evening lesson on Loving Thy Neighbor! Scripture: Matthew 22:39 Hymn: Love One Another Lesson: Good Neighbors Treat: Frozen Hot Chocolate & Holiday Shrimp Dip Activity: Serve A Neighbor, Play Games View entire lesson...

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