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FAMILY HOME EVENING LESSONS:

Gratitude
LDS Living: Patience
Patience

OBJECT LESSONS:

(This idea could adapted and used as an object lesson): To illustrate the importance of recognizing and seeking things of eternal worth, President Grant often told of a faithful Latter-day Saint sister who thought that he carried an “awful looking” briefcase. She wished that someone would give him “a decent, respectable looking bag.” What she did not realize was that President Grant’s briefcase was worth a great deal of money and that it had been given to him by his business associates as a token of esteem. “She did not know its value,” President Grant explained. In contrast, the type of briefcase she preferred was of significantly inferior quality. President Grant likened the good sister’s “wrong estimate of things” to the manner in which the world fails to recognize the truths of the restored gospel. “They do not know the truth,” he said. “They do not realize the value of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” (Source)

OTHER:

Enough Stuff: Five tips for tackling materialism
Is it morally wrong to be rich in a world where so many are poor?

QUOTES:


One Liners

STORIES:

The Monkey Story by President Kimball

 


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