FAMILY HOME EVENING LESSONS:

Adversity
Adversity from Family Home Evening Lesson Manual
No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted.

HANDOUTS:

4x6 card with quote by Harold B. Lee
- Give the poem "Footprints" with some gummy feet

LESSON HELPS:

Monkey on my back lesson by Deb

MUSIC:

- Count your Blessings (Hymn Book pg. 241)
- Nearer, My God, To Thee (Hymn Book, pg. 100)
- Where Can I Turn for Peace (Hymn Book, pg. 129)

NEW ERA POSTERS:

We all have our ups and downs
You can handle pressure brilliantly

OBJECT LESSONS:

Click here for object lessons on adversity

ONLINE VIDEO CLIPS:

Hope Ya Know, We Had a Hard Time
My New Life
Never ever give up in life - very inspirational
The Refiner's Fire
You're never alone
Your Happily Ever After

POEMS:

-  It's all how you look at it (Author Unknown)

QUOTES:

One Liners
Quick Quotes
Quotes on Adversity from W.O.O.L.

SCRIPTURE STORIES:

Limhi's people turn to Heavenly Father (Mosiah 21)
Joseph is falsely accused (Genesis 39)
Paul casts out an evil spirit and is thrown in prison (Acts 16:16-40)
Joseph Smith receives comfort in Liberty Jail (Doctrine & Covenants 121)

SNACK IDEAS:

- "Rocky Road" ice cream

STORIES:

A Carrot, An Egg and a Cup of Coffee
God's Embroidery
Parable of the Popper
The parable of the mule
 
TALKS:

Adversity & Agency by M. Russell Ballard

VIDEO CLIPS:  Check your church library to see if they have any of these videos...

Family Home Evening Video Supplement - "Facing Life's Ironies," 3:49 min (Video Clip 9)

 

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