Category: Gospel

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Family Home Evening: Discussion of Amanda Gorman’s Poem, “The Hill We Climb”

As Ms. Gorman’s poem focuses on unity and inclusivity, this lesson outline is meant to include all sorts of families that might gather together for a lesson, whether they be Mormon or not, friends who become family, American or not, and is meant to include all ages who want to feel the Spirit through the emotions that are stirred during the reading of “The Hill We Climb.” Please take what is helpful and provide your own suggestions for a more robust lesson in the comments.

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Not Written with the Finger of God

After Moses communed with God on Mount Sinai, he returned to his people carrying two stone tablets listing the Ten Commandments, which were “written with the finger of God.” (Exodus 31:18) This story is...

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Sacred Music Sunday: Jacob’s Ladder

I remember when I was in seminary we learned one day about the story of Jacob’s vision of a ladder with angels going up and down it. I hadn’t heard the story previously, and...