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Sunday Thoughts: Develop a Family Narrative

Even though January is over, it's not too late to make some family history resolutions. I read the most fascinating study done by researchers at Emory University who wanted to know why some teens were better equipped to face challenges than others. What they found was astonishing: "the more the participants understood about their families, the easier it was for them to feel self-confidence and to experience a healthy level of control over their lives. Knowing their family stories helped children and teenagers develop a sense of identity as part of something much bigger." ( Read the fascinating study here ) "Our personal stories are embedded in deep family histories. Our own stories are fashioned by frames provided by our families. Families that share stories, stories about parents and grandparents, about triumphs and failures, provide powerful models for children. Children understand who they are in the world not only through their individual experience,

Sunday Thoughts: Roots and Branches by Quentin Cook

Sunday Thoughts: Family History and Temple Work by Quentin Cook

Ancestor Feature: Cyrus Franklin Mangum

Sunday Thoughts: Hearts of the Father's Shall Turn by David Bednar

Journal Pages with Project Life

Sunday Thoughts: The Spirit of Elijiah by Russell M Nelson

Ancestor Feature: William Ashby

Strong Women

Sunday Thoughts: Hearts Bound Together by Henry B Eyring

Ancestor Feature: Anita Stewart

Getting Started with Family Search

Eliza is baptized