Relief Society Lesson 17: The Strengthening Power of Faith

by | Aug. 13, 2012

Lesson Helps

I figure there are two approaches to this lesson. 1) you can tell the faith-affirming stories of George Albert Smith and ask your class for their own stories of faith and how it has grown. If you choose this approach, I hope you’ll consider reading or summarizing Emma Lou Thayne’s magnificent essay, “Seeing Without Seeing.” I cry every time I read it, starting with “Someone asked her [Helen Keller], “Do you see colors?”,

OR 2) you can try to have a conversation about what happens when one struggles to have faith.

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