Today’s assignment is to discuss the following: What are some decisions we will all face in life? Why is it important to learn how to make good decisions?
Using the topics below, discuss possible questions concerning decisions you may make as an adult. (The first topic has a few example questions.)
Discuss why we need to learn to make the right decisions in our lives.
Read the following paragraphs to your speaking partner. Read them one time through, and discuss pronunciation, unfamiliar phrases, or vocabulary words. Discuss with your Speaking Partner how the six questions below can help you in making good decisions.
How to Make Wise and Inspired Decisions: Prayerfully Consider Alternatives
“Making decisions is probably the most important thing people ever do. Nothing happens until someone makes a decision” (Ezra Taft Benson, God, Family, Country: Our Three Great Loyalties , 145). For this reason it is important that we learn to make wise decisions. In order to do so, we must learn to consider all possible solutions. This includes gathering facts and assessing what the results of each possible choice will be.
President Ezra Taft Benson suggested that we use the following six questions as a guide in decision making:
(from “Decision Making,” Lesson 31, The Latter-day Saint Woman, Part B)