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  • “Bind on Thy Sandals” (October 1987 Friend)
    President Howard W. Hunter (1907–1995) shares a story about a football player who was not prepared when called into a game and had to play without shoes.
  • “Don’t Delay” (June 2004 Friend)
    President Henry B. Eyring discusses the importance of preparing every day to do the right thing.
  • “How can I prepare to serve a mission?” (November 2010 Friend)
    Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares some of his thoughts on this subject.
  • “Moving On from Primary” (October 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Information for older children on what to expect as they leave Primary and move on to Young Men and Young Women.
  • “One Scoop at a Time” (July 2013 Friend)
    Lisa’s dad teaches about the parable of the ten virgins by scooping popcorn into a jar.
  • “Preparing for a Mission” (October 2008 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Ulisses Soares of the Seventy tells how he began preparing for a mission as a young boy.
  • “The Ten Virgins” (January 2003 Liahona and Friend)
    An illustrated retelling of the parable of the ten virgins.
  • “Welcoming a New Season of Life” (October 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    A group of boys who are close to 12 years old talk about the importance of preparing for the priesthood.
  • “Worthy of the Temple” (September 2002 Friend)
    Children learn about the process to enter the temple and the importance of being prepared and how the bishop can help. Includes an activity to make a craft of a bishop opening a door.