MeckMom’s Teaching Tips: Easy Adversity Object Lesson

All of us deal with adversity. Often we struggle to understand why a loving Heavenly Father would cause us such grief and why his timing is often so unfortunate. Teaching youth and adults the benefits of adversity can really help strengthen their testimonies and teach them to see the good in the struggle. I use this simple object lesson to help my classes understand the purposes of adversity in our daily life.

For a few more perfectly-simple adversity object lessons, check out the links below…

Cranial Hiccups uses a delicious and bitter chocolate analogy to teach about adversity here.

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The Hills House narrows in on how the Holy Ghost can help us manage adversity with her great soda can analogy. She also includes this fabulous FREE printable.

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Be Not Afraid, Only Believe

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A new client I connected with this past year wanted this scripture found in Mark 5:36 hand-lettered to display her 2016 family motto.  I don’t very often have time to work on these types of custom projects, but it was right in between the Christmas holidays and I had a daughter out on a mission at the time of this request.  I decided this would greatly benefit her and those families she was teachings as well.

It’s seems like our world is getting exponentially uncertain.  And we hear rumblings of so many things that well up fear in our hearts.  I know we have reason to be concerned and should have righteous causes in our lives that help us take action against those things seeking to destroy the good all around us.  But I also believe there are many reasons to feel confident, full of joy and abundantly happy during our present day.

I love President Hinckley and the legacy he left behind.  Who doesn’t really?  His voice didn’t cause me to feel fear stricken.  He only kindled the fire of hope in every message from the pulpit.  Fear can be paralyzing for our actions at times.  Maya Angelou once said, “Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space at the same time.  Invite one to stay.”  Well I invite love and faith to stay, and my belief in the gospel of Jesus Christ will dissipate all fear.

“Be not afraid, only believe” signed prints are available HERE.  This listing is received as a physical 8-1/2X11″ print that will be mailed to you. It can also be custom ordered in larger sizes up to a 16X20″.

Hugs,

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This guest post was submitted by Aimee Ferre. She grew up in the desert of East Mesa in Arizona, but married a mountain loving Utah boy. She currently lives in Sandy, Utah and is a mom to 3 daughters. She owns a small crafting business where she creates holiday decor and specializes in hand-lettering. You can always find her creating new projects or planning gatherings for friends and family. Follow her on Instagram to see what is currently on her desk or find her blog at www.aimeeferre.com.