The Family

    “The Family,” Friend, Feb. 2009, 26


    The Family

    family word activity

    Use the clues below and “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” paragraph 7, to figure out the words that belong in each row of squares. When you have finished, the letters in the gray boxes will show one of Heavenly Father’s greatest gifts to you.


    1. To admire and think highly of someone.

    2. Fun things you do with your family.

    3. A person who cares for and nurtures you.

    4. Putting forth effort to accomplish something.

    5. Feeling sorrow for your sins and using the Atonement to help you not feel that sorrow.

    6. Believing in something you can’t see but know is there.

    7. We are all Heavenly Father’s __________.

    8. To stop feeling angry with someone who has hurt or wronged you.

    9. A person who presides over, provides for, and protects the family.

    10. Sympathy and concern for others.

    11. Feeling of great joy and pleasure.

    12. Charity is the pure ____ of Christ.

    13. A way to communicate with Heavenly Father.


    • 1) respect, 2) activities, 3) mother, 4) work, 5) repentance, 6) faith, 7) children, 8) forgiveness, 9) father, 10) compassion, 11) happiness, 12) love, 13) prayer; Hidden Gift: eternal family.