Stories

  • “Andy’s Choice” (May 2008 Friend)
    A young boy chooses to follow his family’s rules even when his parents aren’t around.
  • “Ben Obeys” (October 2006 Friend)
    Ben is protected when car hits him on his bike because he followed his family’s rule about helmets.
  • “Born of Goodly Parents” (January 2008 Liahona and Friend)
    Joseph Smith’s mother taught obedience by example.
  • “Courage to Live the Gospel” (March 2009 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Erich W. Kopischke of the Seventy teaches that if we obey the commandments, Heavenly Father will help us know what to do and say.
  • “David’s Lesson” (May 2003 Friend)
    A young boy learns that following the rules is for his own good.
  • “Following Family Rules” (February 2013 Friend)
    Suggestions for establishing family media rules.
  • “Follow the Signs” (May 2006 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson gives us six rules to live by: choose good friends, seek parental guidance, study the gospel, obey the commandments, serve with love, and pray with purpose.
  • “How can the gospel help me be happy?” (March 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches that obedience to the principles of the gospel makes us happy.
  • “If I Choose to Obey I’ll be Happy all Day!” (April 2004 Liahona and Friend)
    Brandon learns that being obedient makes him happy. Includes instructions for creating a Beatitude Book.
  • “Jumping Fences” (June 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Daryl H. Garn of the Seventy shares the story of an unruly horse who could not learn to be obedient.
  • “Keep the Commandments” (December 2004 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches that Abinadi was a powerful example of obeying the Lord.
  • “Lessons from Dandy” (August 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    President David O. McKay’s (1873–1970) disobedient horse taught him the blessings of obeying.
  • “Lost in a Blizzard” (January 2004 Friend)
    Danny learns the importance of obedience when he disobeys his father and gets lost in a blizzard.
  • “Lost on the Trail” (May 2012 Friend)
    Karl thinks he knows better than his parents and Scouting leaders, but he learns an important lesson in obedience when he gets lost at night.
  • “Now Is the Time to Obey” (August 2008 Friend)
    Elder David F. Evans of the Seventy teaches that we should obey when asked to do things.
  • “Ski Decision” (December 2013 Friend)
    Ethan learns to trust his ski instructor when he tells him where to go and realizes that the same is true when Heavenly Father tells us what to do.
  • “Stay, Annie” (August 2008 Friend)
    Jacob learns about the importance of obeying when the family dog won’t stay in their yard.
  • “The Ratings Rule” (February 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    Ethan decides not to play a game with a rating that his family has a rule about not playing.
  • “The Well Boxes” (September 2004 Liahona and Friend)
    Jens chooses to obey his mother when invited to play near dangerous docks.
  • “Walk the High Road” (January 2006 Liahona and Friend)
    President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910–2008) teaches us to build happy futures through prayer, faith, and keeping the commandments.

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