Monday, February 28, 2011

Young Women Lesson #7

While I still worry that I may not be cool enough to work with teenagers, I think my first lesson yesterday went pretty well. I got all excited and decided to work on next week's lesson. It's on the Purpose of Life. That should be pretty easy to cover in 30 minutes, right?
I Love this scripture: Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all they ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths." Proverbs 3:5-6
So very wise and true, but I am just not a very good "consider the lilies of the field type of girl", but I'm working on it.
The scripture got me thinking about how the purpose of life is really just a journey to return Home. I love a good theme-especially if it involves a lot of puns. So I'm comparing our life to a big road trip. Just as we need various tools for a road trip (GPS, maps, asking people for directions etc.) we also have some great spiritual helps on our earthly road trips (prayer, the Holy Ghost, blessings, scriptures).
I made this handout using Cricut Everyday Paper Dolls, and Paper Doll Dress-up. I thought they'd like the idea of themselves cruising down the highway in a little red convertible.
Since I love handouts, I wanted to give each of them a notebook to keep their handouts and to record any their own thoughts and ideas. I got some notebooks @ Michael's. I used my Cricut and a little Modge Podge to fancy them up.

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To see more of my ideas for Young Women, click here.

7 comments:

  1. You are so dang good! What age are you with?

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  2. Awesome! I love your notebooks and handout. I taught that lesson early (ward conf messed me up). I made my handout look like a subway art. I loved the Pres. Hinckley quote from that lesson. BTW we had great discussions, I hope you do too!

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  3. Very cool. I bet they will love those books!

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  4. Cute books!
    I get the 12-13 year olds!

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  5. Love this!! You read my mind. I was thinking about this idea and just couldn't put it together. Thank you so much for saving me!!

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