Tag Archive: eternal family

Marriage and Donuts

Object Lesson

I am comparing marriage to donuts and cinnamon rolls. A donut is like a temporal marriage, sweet and delicious but built around a big hole- till death do we part. The cinnamon roll is also sweet but has no hole. I also have a hand out of a donut for each girl with a note attached saying- “donut” settle- marry the right person in the right place at the right…
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Sealing Power of the Priesthood

Object Lesson

Talk about how we all spend a lot of love, effort and energy building wonderful, beautiful families. Liken it to the work it takes to get all the little fuse beads just the way you want them in the correct colors and patterns on the peg board. Note how the pieces are little and all go together to make the whole picture and we have to choose them and handle…
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The Missing Puzzle Piece

Object Lesson

We bought inexpensive 24 piece puzzles. We had enough for two people per puzzle. Before we started I took out one piece from each puzzle. The kids had to put the puzzle together as a team. None of them could complete the puzzle as I had the last piece. I had the pieces in a bowl and then asked for one person per team to come and find their lost…
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Families can be sealed together

Object Lesson

Get two envelopes; put a picture of the temple on one envelope. Put cut-outs (paper dolls? magazine people?) of family members in each envelope. Seal shut the envelope with the temple picture. All the while, talk about the one family going to the temple and the other not going. Then dump both envelopes containing families upside down. The family in the envelope that was not sealed will fall out all…
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