“Using the June 2003 Liahona,” Liahona, June 2003, 48
“Family Councils: A Conversation with Elder and Sister Ballard,” p. 12: One important purpose of family councils is to give all members of the family the opportunity to be part of the decision-making process. Discuss specific ways members of your family can avoid merely demanding certain behaviors from each other and instead work together to create solutions.
“My Fathers,” p. 22: Some youth in the Church experience less-than-ideal home situations. In these circumstances, how can Church leaders help young people feel their Heavenly Father’s love and concern?
“A Rock-Solid Foundation for Marriage,” p. 34: Discuss four building stones you can use in creating a foundation for happiness in marriage. Then identify ways you can apply these ideas.
“Love One Another,” p. F2: President Thomas S. Monson tells of a family who could have been offended over a bishop’s forgetfulness but chose instead to forgive. Read the story together; then discuss situations in which you might have the opportunity to forgive instead of harboring grudges.
Did you know that the Family Home Evening Resource Book (item no. 31106) is available in many languages? This publication contains sample lessons as well as suggestions for activities and for improving family home evenings.