Category Archives: adversity

High Jump

Elaborating on a story by Wayne Dyer. Have the class, or your family stand up with the goal of jumping as high as they can. Maybe have a goal on the wall or doorway or something to measure how high … Continue reading

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Survival kit

Everyone needs a survival kit, one to remind them of something beyond the everyday traps we fall into. Toothpick Rubber band Band aid Pencil Eraser Chewing gum Mint Candy Kiss Here’s why: Toothpick – to remind you to pick out … Continue reading

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Moving the Rock

There was a man who was asleep one night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told him he had a work for him to do, and showed him a large … Continue reading

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God’s Embroidery

When I was a little boy, my mother used to embroider a great deal. I would sit at her knee and look up from the floor and ask what she was doing. She informed me that she was embroidering. I … Continue reading

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bad habits

Take a spool of thread and wrap it once or twice around the volunteer’s fingers or wrists. Have them break the thread. This represents bad habits. When we first begin a bad habit like smoking, or even something as simple … Continue reading

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Pencil

The useful part of a pencil is in the middle. And in order for it to be useful, something sharp has to wear away the outer covering. Let’s compare that to a humble heart that is found in each of … Continue reading

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Roses

Roses that are grown in a hot-house are very beautiful but they don’t have much of that inticing rose fragrance. Why is that? Hot houses roses don’t have to develop a heavy scent to attract bees in order to flourish. … Continue reading

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