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“Resource Guide, YW,” New Era, May 2001, 49

Young Women Manual 2 (Use to update and enrich your lessons.)

Lesson 25: The Law of Sacrifice

“The Price of Discipleship,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Apr. 1999, 2–4.

“The Law of Sacrifice,” Elder M. Russell Ballard, Ensign, Oct. 1998, 6–13.

“Time Off for Good Behavior,” Laury Livsey, New Era, May 1997, 12–14.

“I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go,” Hymns, no. 270.

Lesson 26: The Sacrament

“That We May Be One,” Elder Henry B. Eyring, Ensign, May 1998, 66–68.

“The Aaronic Priesthood and the Sacrament,” Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 37–40.

“Amazed,” Melissa Ransom, New Era, July 1998, 9.

Lesson 27: Strengthening Testimony through Obedience

“Building Your Testimony,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, Apr. 1999, 4–7.

“‘Ye May Know That He Is,’”Ensign, Feb. 1997, 31.

“Feed the Flame,” Valerie Munns, New Era, July 1997, 15.

“I Believe in Christ,” Hymns, no. 134.

Lesson 28: Agency

“On the Edge,” President James E. Faust, New Era, Feb. 1997, 4–8.

“Agency—A Blessing and a Burden,” Sharon G. Larsen, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 11–13.

“Q&A: My youth leaders at church say we should follow the For the Strength of Youth booklet. Isn’t it taking away our free agency when they tell us what to do all the time?” New Era, Sept. 1997, 16–18.

“Choose the Right,” Hymns, no. 239.

Lesson 29: Exaltation

“‘Search Me, O God, and Know My Heart,’” President James E. Faust, Ensign, May 1998, 17–20.

“Don’t Go Overboard!” Elder Russell M. Nelson, New Era, Mar. 1998, 4–7.

“Life—the Gift Each Is Given,” Elder Alexander B. Morrison, Ensign, Dec. 1998, 14–19.

Lesson 30: Strengthening Testimony through Service

“‘Go, and Do Thou Likewise,’” Bishop H. David Burton, Ensign, May 1997, 75–77.

“I, Too, Must Give,” Laury Livsey, New Era, Oct. 1998, 20–25.

“My Sunday Job,” Kathi Jo Gardner, New Era, Mar. 1999, 9.

“Have I Done Any Good?” Hymns, no. 223.

Lesson 31: The Law of the Land

“Youth of the Noble Birthright,” Elder L. Tom Perry, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 73–75.

“Standing for Truth and Right,” Elder M. Russell Ballard, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 37–40.

“Ready to Die?” Mauro Properzi, New Era, Apr. 1997, 44–45.

Lesson 32: The Importance of Life

“We Are Children of God,” Elder Russell M. Nelson, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 85–87.

“Simple As a Sunset,” Sarah Barton, New Era, Feb. 1997, 49.

“Bonnie’s Song,” Kevin Holgate, New Era, Dec. 1997, 12–15.

“I Am a Child of God,” Hymns, no. 301.

Lesson 33: The Sacred Power of Procreation

“Blessed Are the Pure in Heart,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, July 1999, 4–7.

“Personal Purity,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 75–78.

“What a Blessing,” Vanessa Moodie, New Era, Nov. 1999, 34–36.

Lesson 34: Hold Fast to the Lord’s Standards

“A Chosen Generation,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, New Era, Jan. 1999, 4–7.

“Return with Honor,” Elder Robert D. Hales, Ensign, June 1999, 6–13.

“‘But We Heeded Them Not,’” Elder L. Aldin Porter, Ensign, Aug. 1998, 6–9.

“The Iron Rod,” Hymns, no. 274.

Lesson 35: Wise Choices

“Do What Is Right,” Elder Richard G. Scott, Ensign, June 1997, 51–55.

“The Time to Prepare,” Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin, Ensign, May 1998, 14–16.

“The Big Question,” Rebecca Watson, New Era, Jan. 1999, 8–10.

Lesson 36: Honesty

“Climb High,” President James E. Faust, New Era, June 1997, 4–8.

“As Good As Our Bond,” Elder Sheldon F. Child, Ensign, May 1997, 29–30.

“Building Integrity,” Tamara Leatham Bailey, New Era, July 1999, 15.

Lesson 37: Maintaining Chastity through Righteous Living

“How Near to the Angels,” President James E. Faust, New Era, Mar. 1999, 4–7.

“Personal Purity,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 75–78.

“What Prophets and Apostles Teach about Chastity and Fidelity,”Ensign, Oct. 1998, 38–49.

Lesson 38: Physical Health

“I Resolve,” Elder Joe J. Christensen, New Era, Jan. 1998, 4–8.

“Crossing the Finish Line,” Virginia R. Scott, Ensign, Oct. 1997, 69.

“FYI: Picture Yourself, a Picture of Health,” New Era, Jan. 1997, 34–35.

Lesson 39: Preventing Disease

“I Have a Question: Where can I find accurate information on nutrition that is not faddish or inconsistent with Word of Wisdom guidelines?” Rodney Turner, Ensign, Feb. 1996, 64–65.

Lesson 40: Self-Mastery

“I Resolve,” Elder Joe J. Christensen, New Era, Jan. 1998, 4–8.

“A Celestial Connection to Your Teenage Years,” Elder Richard J. Maynes, Ensign, Nov. 1997, 30–31.

“Count on the Values,” Denise Lindberg, New Era, Nov. 1999, 8–10.

“Be Thou Humble,” Hymns, no. 130.

Lesson 41: Optimism

“Hope, an Anchor of the Soul,” President James E. Faust, Ensign, Nov. 1999, 59–61.

“How to Be Happy,” Elder Marlin K. Jensen, New Era, Aug. 1999, 4–7.

“Look to the Future with Optimism,” Elder Jack H Goaslind, Ensign, Apr. 1997, 22–27.

Lesson 42: Gratitude and Appreciation

“A Grateful Heart,” Elder Gordon T. Watts, New Era, Sept. 1999, 4–7.

“Count Your Blessings,” Marissa D. Thompson, New Era, Oct. 1997, 39.

“With a Grateful Heart,”Ensign, Aug. 1999, 53.

“For the Beauty of the Earth,” Hymns, no. 92.

Lesson 43: Wise Use of Leisure Time

“Life’s Obligations,” President Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign, Feb. 1999, 2–5.

“Measuring Up,” Elder Rex D. Pinegar, New Era, June 1999, 4–7.

“Beat Summertime Boredom,” New Era, Aug. 1999, 37.

Lesson 44: Developing Talents

“Look to the Future with Optimism,” Elder Jack H Goaslind, Ensign, Apr. 1997, 22–27.

“Unearthing Your Talents,” Marissa D. Thompson, New Era, Sept. 1998, 47.

“Come, Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord,” Mary Ellen Smoot, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 89–91.

Lesson 45: Participating in Cultural Arts

“Curtain Call,” Larry A. Hiller, New Era, Oct. 1997, 28–33.

“At Home with Music,” Paul Pollei, Ensign, Apr. 1999, 55.

“Stars under the Sky,” Shanna Ghaznavi, New Era, July 1999, 20–25.

Lesson 46: Financial Responsibility

“Greed, Selfishness, and Overindulgence,” Elder Joe J. Christensen, Ensign, May 1999, 9–11.

“Paid in Full,” April Anderson Gohier, New Era, Jan. 1998, 48–49.

“Teaching Teens about Credit,”Ensign, Dec. 1998, 61.

Lesson 47: An Uplifting Environment

“Latter-day Counsel: Excerpts from Recent Addresses of President Gordon B. Hinckley,”Ensign, July 1999, 72–73.

“Q&A: Videos are a problem for my friends and me. We often seem to be renting videos we have to turn off and take back. Is there some way we can make good decisions about which movies to watch?” New Era, Feb. 1998, 16–18.

“Spiritual Power of Our Baptism,” Carol B. Thomas, Ensign, May 1999, 91–93.

Lesson 48: Communication Skills in Leadership

“‘A Teacher Come from God,’” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Ensign, May 1998, 25–27.

“Are We Having Fun Yet?” Janet Thomas, New Era, May 1998, 20–25.

“My Best Calling Ever,” Earl Stowell, Ensign, Aug. 1997, 68–69.

Lesson 49: Valuing and Encouraging People with Disabilities

“Think to Thank,” President Thomas S. Monson, Ensign, Nov. 1998, 17–20.

“I Have a Question: My husband does not read very well and may have a learning disability. What can we do?” Response by Jon B. Fish, Ensign, Mar. 1999, 66.

“My Kind of Hero,” Linda A. Peterson, New Era, Mar. 1999, 26–27.