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[14 Mar 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Find your Starfish

Here’s a cute story “Be Involved,” which totally goes along with the March Visiting Teaching Message. It’s about Starfish! I made it into a Starfish printable which you can use to give out to your sisters and does not have the St. Patrick’s Day theme. The text on the Starfish has the story & the last quote from Elder Robert S. Wood from the VT message. Click here to download the free PDF printable or click the black & white image below.

Optional treat ideas: Chocolate Starfish (available at Godiva …

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[5 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Fast Break | ]
Fast Break

I’m sure you know this by now that, my favorite way to emphasize a quote is with something you can eat. Chocolate is my #1 favorite thing to eat.
Attach the following quote from the March 2009 Visiting Teaching Message to a Fast Break Candy bar:
Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: “I call upon members of the Church and on committed parents, grandparents, and extended family members everywhere to hold fast to [the family] proclamation, to make it a banner not unlike General Moroni’s ‘title of …

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[5 Mar 2009 | One Comment | ]
Laugh = Laff

Here’s a fun quote which would be great with a Laffy Taffy to make your Sister’s day.
“The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh. Crying gives me a headache.”*
-Marjorie Pay Hinckley

*Glimpses into the Life and Heart of Marjorie Pay Hinckley(1999) by Virginia H. Pearce, pg 107.

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[5 Mar 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
The Family Proclamation

Because the quote from the March 2009 Visiting Teaching Message says to “hold fast to [the family] proclamation” you can give the Fast Break Candy Bar with a copy of “The Family – A Proclamation to the World.”
You can pick up a nice color printed original from the Church Distribution (if you live in Utah) for free, order it online for free or print the PDF file yourself.
Wrap a ribbon around it and attach this quote:
Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: “I call upon members …

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[15 Feb 2009 | Comments Off on Something Extraordinary | ]
Something Extraordinary

“We are going to do something extraordinary.”*
-Emma Smith
*Quoted by Barbara Thompson, “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Ensign, Nov 2008, 114–16 (Emma Smith, quoted in Relief Society, Minute Book Mar. 1842–Mar. 1844, entry for Mar. 17, 1842, 12, Church Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.)