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Pioneers Arrive by Ship in San Francisco Bay by Arnold Friberg

At the same time that the pioneers began leaving Nauvoo, 238 members of the Church who lived in New England embarked on a long sea voyage to reach the gathering place of the Saints in the West. They chartered the ship Brooklyn and sailed from New York on 4 February 1846. They landed at San Francisco, California, which was then called Yerba Buena, on 29 July 1846. They had made…
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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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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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