Our Heavenly Father has a plan for us, a plan of happiness. This is an essential concept to teach our children. They need to understand that where we spend eternity depends on how we conduct ourselves while we are on earth, especially since we are taught the gospel and are responsible to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.
There’s a valuable lesson children (and a lot of adults) need to learn, and that is that you can’t tell much about people – or animals – just by looking at them. This FREE download is of a book about two horses. One horse was Snowman, a famous show jumper who was rescued from being made into dog food and/or glue by a horseman who saw something special in him. The other horse was Rebel, a Morgan horse which I once owned, and he was crippled. My family and I kept wondering whether we should have him put down because he was in pain, but fortunately we did not, and his story also turned out to be remarkable.
There is a basic story that members of the LDS Church need to understand and believe before they can become part of the true church. That is the story of the First Vision.
The first vision happened when a simple farm boy decided to take the scriptures literally, and ask God which was the true church. It was in the springtime many years ago that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ appeared to the boy Joseph Smith and started him on the journey that opened the last dispensation of time.
Today I have a FREE DOWNLOAD for you! It’s a cute and fun kit with an activity for Father’s Day – get a real father and put signs on him telling about his wonderful qualities.
Use this kit for sharing time, in class, for Family Home Evening, or for general use. I’ve used this for sharing time many times, and the children always love it! It’s funny and sweet, and it helps the kids to appreciate their Dads.