Rather than work through the lesson in the order it is presented, I find myself thinking about this lesson in a more thematic way. So, I will present some comments on the lesson contents in terms of three thematic ideas.
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RS/MP Chapter 23: The Prophet Joseph Smith (Lorenzo Snow Manual)
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(Apologies this is late.)
Posted by Robert C. on August 8, 2013
First, as the dog days of summer drag on, it might be good to start your lesson (or lesson prep) off with a Lorenzo Snow cone. Enjoy.
From the Life of Lorenzo Snow
I really like the opening vignette for this lesson relating how Pres. Snow (Elder Snow back then) got caught in Malta (check here for a little background) and basically decided to make lemonade (another good dog-days treat…). Here is the key quote: Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Robert C. on July 5, 2013
I’m really excited to teach this lesson. I find the topic deeply therapeutic. The strains and tensions of Mormon gender relations have recently been common topics in certain Mormon circles (esp. across the Bloggernacle). In that light, the idea of teaching the Priesthood about the Relief Society (RS), and its core focus on humanitarian service, strikes me as deliciously ironic (though, “irony” isn’t quite the right term here) and subversive. I’ll try to explain what I mean as I go. Read the rest of this entry »