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[29 May 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Temples Dot the Earth Bookmark

Bro. Rick Satterfield from LDSChurchTemples.com has so graciously allowed me to turn his “Temples to Dot the Earth World Map” sheet into bookmarks for the sisters we all Visit Teach or even use them in lessons too. If you haven’t ever been to his site, you must go there now. It’s so amazing! He’s done a great job with it and has included pictures, slide-shows and even fun facts about all of the LDS Temples.
Here’s a picture of the world map which he designed: (so cool!)

Stats: 129 operating temples, 9 …

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[28 May 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Botões em Português

At the request of Raquel, a super cute Brazilian Visiting Teacher, I’ve turned Linda & Michele into Professora Visitante Buttons! If you’d rather advertise your love for Visiting Teaching in Portuguese, just pick the button which you like best.
To display the button just copy all of the html code in the box below the button you want and paste it into your blog. Or in other words just add an html widget to your layout and paste the text in it! If you need to adjust the size of the …

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[26 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
Treat Tuesday #10

Today is Treat Tuesday # Ten! That’s 3 T’s or 4 if you count the word “today,” LOL. So for this special occasion I felt it would be perfect to list 10 treat ideas. Download PDF printable tags below.

Today’s Treats! (LDS April 2009 General Conference themed treats which can be used for Visiting Teaching and, for the last week in a row until next conference, Home Teaching.)

43. Magnifying Glass: “The small and simple things you choose to do today will be magnified into great and glorious blessings tomorrow.” Ann M. …

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[19 May 2009 | Comments Off on Treat Tuesday #9 | ]
Treat Tuesday #9

Today’s Treats! (LDS April 2009 General Conference themed treats which can be used for Visiting Teaching and, for a limited time, Home Teaching)

38. Sewing Pattern – Click the image above to download and print the (FREE) super cute purse pattern with instructions in PDF format from Rae (Cute for sisters who love to sew!): “Our prayers follow patterns and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. He taught us how to pray.” Russell M. Nelson, “Lessons from the Lord’s Prayers,” Ensign, May 2009

39. Magnifying Glass: “We seek to increase in faith …

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[14 May 2009 | Comments Off on RAK: Small Acts of Service | ]
RAK: Small Acts of Service

by President Spencer W. Kimball, “Small Acts of Service,” Ensign, Dec 1974
In these days of selfishness, what is the most important contribution we can make?
I have learned that it is by serving that we learn how to serve. When we are engaged in the service of our fellowmen, not only do our deeds assist them, but we put our own problems in a fresher perspective. When we concern ourselves more with others, there is less time to be concerned with ourselves. In the midst of the miracle of serving, there …

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[14 May 2009 | Comments Off on RAK: In Another Man’s Shoes | ]
RAK: In Another Man’s Shoes

by Matthew Baker, “In Another Man’s Shoes,” New Era, Aug 2001
Was I prepared for the marathon? Sure, I had trained for months. But at the race site, I found I needed help just to run.
The last thing my mom asked me before I left for St. George, Utah, was, “Do you have your shoes?”
As facetiously as she had asked the question, I answered, “Yes.” Who would forget to take running shoes to a race?
Now it was 5:00 a.m., just before the start of the St. George Marathon, and I realized …

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[14 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
Reality VT: Providers by Molly-Mormon.com

Real thoughts & experiences by Real Visiting Teachers = Reality VT
by Molly from Molly-Mormon.com. Her 2 cents on the message given by Elder Robert D. Hales, Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, during the April 2009 General Conference titled, “Becoming Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually”

“As Wives, Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters We Need to Lead By Example And Teach Our Families How To Become Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually.”
What is a Provident Provider? …joyfully living within our means, being content with what we have, avoiding excessive debt, and diligently saving …

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[13 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
FHE Lesson: Using our Spiritual Eyes

Pre-made FHE Lesson for the sisters you Visit Teach or Families you Home Teach, by Betty Allen.
Betty Allen has so kindly allowed me to share her well thought out and fun Family Home Evening (FHE) Lesson based on the Conference message shared by Elder Gary E. Stevenson Of the Seventy titled, “Sacred Homes, Sacred Temples.”

In his talk he states, “Understanding the eternal nature of the temple will draw you to your family; understanding the eternal nature of the family will draw you to the temple.” He later mentions, “in a …

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[12 May 2009 | One Comment | ]
Treat Tuesday #8

Today’s Treats! (LDS April 2009 General Conference themed treats which can be used for Visiting Teaching and, for a limited time, Home Teaching)

33. Resolve Carpet Cleaner: “Before we yield to temptation, we must learn to say with unflinching resolve, “Get thee behind me, Satan” (Matthew 16:23).” Robert D. Hales, “Becoming Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually,” Ensign, May 2009

34. Respond Game or Board Game with a Buzzer for responding: “Our success is never measured by how strongly we are tempted but by how faithfully we respond.” Robert D. Hales, “Becoming …

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[5 May 2009 | Comments Off on Treat Tuesday #7 Part 2 | ]
Treat Tuesday #7 Part 2

Today’s Treats! (LDS April 2009 General Conference themed treats which can be used for Visiting Teaching and, for a limited time, Home Teaching)

28. Purse: “Our covenants supply strength—they produce the faith necessary to [purse-evere] and to do all things that are expedient in the Lord.” D. Todd Christofferson, “The Power of Covenants,” Ensign, May 2009

29. Adhesive: “Adhering to the covenant path provides the reassurance we need in times of trial” D. Todd Christofferson, “The Power of Covenants,” Ensign, May 2009

30. Flintstones Vitamins: “Learning the lessons of the past allows …