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“For Older Kids,” Friend, February 2017

For Older Kids

Friend Magazine, 2017/02 Feb

Dear Journal

Choose a favorite scripture and write about what it means to you. Draw a picture to illustrate it!

Think about It

“He knows all the things we don’t want anyone else to know about—and loves us still.”

—Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Seventy

Brain Teaser

A house has a door on each side, and all of the doors face south. A bear is walking around the house. What color is the bear?

Answer below.

Secret Service

Get some friends together and make a treat for someone who needs cheering up.

I think the best part about being a member of the Church is that I can share the gospel whenever I want. I also like the fact that Mormons are all over the world!

Celestia T., age 10, California, USA

My Haiku

If you lack wisdom,

You can say a prayer to God

And get an answer.

Laurel F., age 9, Texas, USA

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  • Answer: White. The house is at the North Pole, so the bear is a polar bear.