Honesty

 

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Stories

  • “Abu Learns Honesty” (March 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy learns what honesty means after taking food without paying for it.
  • “Annie’s Spelling Test” (February 2012 Friend)
    Annie tells her teacher after getting a score she didn’t deserve.
  • “The Apple Adventure”(October 2011Friend)
    Donna and her cousin get hurt stealing apples, and decide to tell the truth.
  • “As Good As Our Bond” (November 1997 Friend)
    Elder Sheldon F. Child teaches that honesty is the only policy.
  • “Baby-Sitting Job” (August 2001 Friend)
    True story of Alanna learning the commandment of being honest.
  • “Beeline to the Truth” (January 2012 Friend)
    A boy decides to be honest after he steals a pocketknife.
  • “Being Honest” (February 2002 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy from Brazil returns a wallet and finds joy in honesty.
  • “Broken Trust” (April 2009 Friend)
    Melinda is afraid to tell her neighbor that she broke a figurine, but decides to tell the truth.
  • “The Candy Ball”(January 2010Liahonaand Friend)
    A young girl takes a piece of candy without asking and learns a valuable lesson.
  • “The Case of the Broken Mirror” (January 2010 Friend)
    Mason confesses to his mother that he broke her mirror.
  • “Caught!” (June 2009 Friend)
    Jake learns a lesson about honesty after he injures himself fishing instead of doing what his mother asked him to.
  • “The Cheating Lesson” (September 2009 Friend)
    Includes a story about cheating and a quiz about what cheating is.
  • “Choosing Not to Cheat” (January 2014 Friend)
    Christopher, age 7, shares how he didn’t cheat on a test.
  • “Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice: Honesty: A Moral Compass” (November 2001 Friend)
    President James E. Faust tells a story about a young athlete who was honest.
  • “Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice: We Believe in You!” (May 2004 Friend)
    President James E. Faust encourages us to be honest and avoid temptation.
  • “A Dollar in the Pocket” (January 2013 Friend)
    A boy returns a dollar he found in hand-me-down jeans.
  • “Escaping from the Hole” (August 2008 Friend)
    Jacob learns he needs to repent after he steals gum from a store.
  • “Friend to Friend” (November 1997 Liahona and October 1996 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson shares a story about being honest when he was in the Navy.
  • “Geography Honesty” (March 2016 Friend)
    Julie doesn’t want to be tempted to cheat, so she decides to tell the teacher after a map is left up during a geography test.
  • “The Heavy Backpack” (June 2013 Friend)
    After weeks of avoiding his homework, Jay finally tells the truth and unloads his backpack.
  • “An Honest Athlete” (July 2012 Friend)
    Jacob gets the biggest cheer of all when he is honest about missing part of the course.
  • “Honest Morgan” (March 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    A young boy learns about honesty when he tries to blame a mistake on his younger brother.
  • “Honesty” (October 1996 Friend)
    Elder David B. Haight teaches the importance of honesty and integrity.
  • “Karson and the Golden Ticket” (November 2015 Friend)
    Karson wants to use the extra ticket he found on the floor of the classroom to help him win the raffle, but he decides to turn it in to the teacher instead.
  • “Kelsey Makes a Mistake” (July 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    A wordless story about a young girl who tells her mother the truth.
  • “Live Without Regret” (February 2007 Friend)
    Elder Richard G. Hinckley of the Seventy shares a story from when he was a child and learned what it means to have regrets after he took some scrap wood without asking.
  • “Maria Makes a Choice” (May 1983 Friend)
    A young girl has to make a choice when her friend wants her to steal candy from a store.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (August 2000 Friend)
    Matt and Mandy learn that when you steal or cheat, there are hidden costs.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (August 2011 Friend)
    Mandy finds $20 and must decide what to do with it.
  • “Mr. Lukin’s Turkeys” (July 2008 Friend)
    While trying to get the neighbor’s turkeys out of his mom’s garden, Rex throws a rock and kills one of the turkeys. Now he must tell his neighbor the truth.
  • “Niya’s Choice” (April 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    A girl returns the extra change given to her by a shopkeeper.
  • “The Reading Race” (January 2010 Friend)
    April learns a lesson about honesty after she lies about how many pages she has read in a book.
  • “Special Witness” (July 2007 Friend)
    Elder David A. Bednar teaches why it is important to be honest.
  • “The Stolen Purse” (April 2012 Friend)
    Joseph finds a purse and returns it to the woman who it belongs to.
  • “The Stolen Records” (July 2010 Friend)
    Elder Lance B. Wickman had a difficult choice to make as a boy when a bigger boy steals from their school.
  • “The Stolen Soda” (February 2014 Friend)
    Another girl tells Annette it’s ok to take a soda out of the refrigerator, but then she realizes it wasn’t ok.
  • “Tangerines”(August 2009Friend)
    Liz tells her neighbors the truth after she takes tangerines from their tree without asking.
  • “Tickets and the Truth” (November 2011 Friend)
    Molly tells the truth after falsely accusing a boy.
  • “The Treasure-Chest Choice” (November 2013 Friend)
    Caleb is tempted to take two prizes out the box when his piano teacher says he can pick a prize.
  • “Trust and the Truth” (January 2012 Friend)
    A boy is trusted because he has always told the truth.
  • “TV Trouble” (March 2015 Friend)
    Two girls leave a friend’s house when she starts watching an inappropriate TV show.
  • “The Watermelon Thieves” (August 2015 Friend)
    Joseph and his friends stole a prize watermelon and later repented of their bad choice.
  • “Weeding Out the Lie” (September 2012 Friend)
    A girl is tempted to lie to her mother about being done with her chores, but she decides to tell the truth.

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