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This is the blog of Jenny Smith. I mostly blog about my calling in the LDS or Mormon Church.

Jenny Smith is a fool, Elder Christofferson.

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I am ashamed to admit this, but when Elder Christofferson was called to be an apostle, I was unimpressed.  “Why did they call that guy?” (1) I wondered.  He seemed less polished and charismatic than what I was expecting given the latest crop of super human apostles we seem to be getting lately. I was […]

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D&C 88-108, 137

Whoa.  It’s been a while. :) We ended up having class canceled a couple of times due to poor weather this month (unplanned), we missed one day because school was out (planned), and I’m pretty sure that I’ve only taught three times since my last post. D&C 106-108, 137 I’m not sure why D&C 137 was tossed in with this material, though I will say it did end up fitting…
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D&C 77-87

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We had a school holiday and so it has been two weeks since our last lesson.  This was a super interesting experience.  Another random person showed up for class.  As class started going on, it came out that she had studied with the Mormons before briefly, and her husband was a “priest in the Mormon […]

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D&C 76 – Weeks 1 and 2

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I was really nervous about teaching D&C 76.  There is so much information, and since I only teach weekly, I was pretty confident we would not get to all the material without rushing.  Additionally, because I teach adults it’s extremely difficult for me to judge how much people already know about the harder/deeper doctrines of […]

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D&C 76 – Weeks 1 and 2

I was really nervous about teaching D&C 76.  There is so much information, and since I only teach weekly, I was pretty confident we would not get to all the material without rushing.  Additionally, because I teach adults it’s extremely difficult for me to judge how much people already know about the harder/deeper doctrines of the gospel, like the degrees of glory. I had the feeling that I should really…
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The activity that kills you but won’t die

Well, it came up again on our Seminary Teacher’s Facebook group–The Activity That Won’t Die: the Flight 227 airplane crash activity. I was astonished to see it appear on the page, actually.  I thought I had squelched it years ago with my forum posts regarding the First Presidency letter warning members not to wear all white at activities.  But no dice…. If you’re looking for a fun LDS activity, please…
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The activity that kills you but won’t die

Well, it came up again on our Seminary Teacher’s Facebook group–The Activity That Won’t Die: the Flight 227 airplane crash activity. I was astonished to see it appear on the page, actually.  I thought I had squelched it years ago with my forum posts regarding the First Presidency letter warning members not to wear all white at activities.  But no dice…. If you’re looking for a fun LDS activity, please…
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The activity that kills you but won’t die

The post The activity that kills you but won’t die appeared first on Jenny Smith’s Awesome Mormon Stuff.

Well, it came up again on our Seminary Teacher’s Facebook group–The Activity That Won’t Die: the Flight 227 airplane crash activity. I was astonished to see it appear on the page, actually.  I thought I had squelched it years ago with my forum posts regarding the First Presidency letter warning members not to wear all […]

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I am a Machine

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I worked on MormonShare.com over the weekend and was able to get a new Feeds importer working properly and I indexed about 200 new items to the website by hand, and probably automatically imported another 300.  Now they are tagged so they’ll show up in the activities, printables section, and even the sharing time lesson […]

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How to write an LDS Funeral Talk: 5 Tips

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Have you been asked to write an LDS Funeral Talk? It’s a daunting proposition. Fortunately, there are some guidelines you can use. Tip 1: Speak Words of Comfort “A comforting, spiritual funeral is of great importance. It helps console the bereaved and establishes a transition from mourning to the reality that we must move forward […]

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Must the presidency sit at the front during meetings?

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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.  He says something different: The things […]

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