If you want a great gift idea, a book might be just the answer. Here is the lastest book review from the LDS Families site at BellaOnline.com.
"Spiritual Vision:Seeing and Following Spiritual Stepping Stones" by Randy J. Gibbs. You can read about this 88 page book at
You can also check out other past book reviews under out topic, "Reviews and Interviews"
Also this week I've refeatured a popular Christmas FHE lesson, "Shepherds ( A Family Night Lesson)" It gives suggestions for creating a family home evening all about shepherds, including a personal application for becoming modern-day shepherds. You can find it at
Coming up in the next couple of weeks watch for a simple and fun Christmas craft that's also very inexpensive. Best of all, you probably have all the stuff you need at home right now!
There will also be an article discussing the "Innkeeper" of the Nativity Story. Though never mentioned in the scriptures, myth has turned him and the other Jews of Bethlehem into hard-hearted louts; but a knowledge of Jewish history and culture just may change your understanding of the entire event. Watch for these two articles and much more in the coming weeks!
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