Dinner Topics Newsletter: Heritage of Faith

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Theme Quotes for June: Heritage of Faith

If you let the Lord be the leader of your family, things will work out. ~Henry B. Eyring

ShieldresizeWherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Above all, taking the shiled of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. Ephesians 6:13,16

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. ~James 1:5,6

The prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. ~James 5:15

Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for a better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the souls of men. Ether 12:4

Remember that without faith, you can do nothing; therefore ask in faith. Doctrine and Covenants 8:10

Signs come by faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please, but by the will of God. ~Doctrine and Covenants 63:10

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. ~2 Corinthians 3:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord. ~Isaiah 54:17

It was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith. ~Jude 1:3


If we choose the right, we will find happiness—in time. If we choose evil, there comes sorrow and regret—in time. Those effects are sure. Yet they are often delayed for a purpose. If the blessings were immediate, choosing the right would not build faith. ~Henry B. Eyring

biblicallampI suggest that you take both the short and the long view as you try to give the inheritance of hope to your family. In the short run, there will be troubles and Satan will roar. And there are things to wait for patiently, in faith, knowing that the Lord acts in His own time and in His own way. ~Henry B. Eyring

If you let the Lord be the leader of your family, things will work out. ~Henry B. Eyring

When we speak of faith—the faith that can move mountains—we are not speaking of faith in general but of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. ~Russell M. Nelson

Look unto me in every thought; doubt not, fear not. (Doctrine and Covenants 6:36) Yet so many people look only to their bank balance for peace or to fellow human beings for models to follow. ~Russell M. Nelson

We might each ask ourselves, where is our faith? Is it in a team? Is it in a brand? Is it in a celebrity? Even the best teams can fail. Celebrities can fade. There is only One in whom your faith is always safe, and that is in the Lord Jesus Christ. And you need to let your faith show! ~Russell M. Nelson


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Stress Relief Tip of the Month: Choose the Right

compass liahonaChoose the right! There is peace in righteous doing. Choose the right! There’s safety for the soul. Choose the right in all labors you’re pursuing; Let God and heaven be your goal. Choose the right! Choose the right! Let wisdom mark the way before. In its light, choose the right! And God will bless you ever more.

~Joseph L. Townsend

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June Preview

The Dinner Topic Theme for June: Heritage of Faith

Defining Moments

right-wrongsign“Defining Moments” is a monthly feature. Kind of a fancy name for a glossary. When I was growing up, we had a huge dictionary on a tall, narrow, rolling table. Whenever we asked the meaning of a word, we were told to “look it up.” We still do that. You’d be surprised at some of the interesting things you find in the dictionary, especially the 1828 American Dictionary. Now, with all the twists and spins that politicians and the media do to common words, it’s valuable to go back to the original meaning. It can make for interesting conversation, too.

This month the Defining Moment is about Right and Wrong. In an excerpt from the upcoming novel, Birthright, by C.A. Davidson, Jacob Nobles, college history professor uses discovery teaching to lead his students in a discussion of truth, and discerning right and wrong.

See more Defining Moments

Featured Topics

The Parenting Value for this month: Justice and Mercy

Famous Birthdays: Robert Schumann, Edvard Grieg, Adam Smith, Charles Gounod, Frederic Bastiat

U.S. Constitution Series 9: God’s Divine Law Protects Man’s Rights

Christian Story: Allegory of the Tree of Life gives tips on how to handle the scorn and ridicule of others

Hillsdale College Imprimis: The Sagebrush Rebellion

History: A review of World War II heroism for those born in the Millennial generation

Why we must study War

Science: 7 myths about Marijuana

Faith: Let Your Faith Show

fathermentoringChristian Leader urges Men and Boys to be of Good Courage

Line of Demarcation

The Cost—and Blessings—of Discipleship

Nation: The New Fascism

Culture: Don’t be fooled—Hunger Games is not conservative; it is anti-capitalism literature, written by an admitted Far Left liberal

Abuse Report—A liberal journalist praises the Chinese method of brainwashing children. There are so many government and other abuses now that there is not room to report them all, so they will be summarized and listed in one report, with links to the complete article.

Moral Repair Plan—Investing in Family Friendly businesses

New! Truth Detectors: In these days when Truth is endangered by political expediency, it is important that we learn to discern Truth from Error, fraud, or downright deception. To find other articles on this topic, type Truth-Detectors in the search bar of this site.

And as always—current events, updates, and analysis


Traditional Bible-believing parents may have to consider withdrawing their children from public schools to protect your family spiritually and financially from the rising tide of persecution and ruinous lawsuits by anti-Christian fascists.

Seeing the widespread injury done in one week this spring,(many incidents go unreported) be aware of what might have transpired by next fall when school starts again.

If it is not possible for you to home school, try to teach your children Judeo-Christian values at home. The easiest way to do this is to tell stories and discuss principles at the family dinner table. I hope these dinner topics help you with this vital effort. Just don’t give up! Our precious children are worth fighting for.



1. New! Tea Party Update.

teapartyEvery month we will keep you informed on the latest projects and progress of the Tea Party, with an updated link to our monthly newsletter:

Tea Party Update: Health and Election Victory

It is important to understand that the Tea Party is not a third political party. Nor does it represent all the slanderous falsehoods hurled upon them by those who hate America and her Founders. It is organized to restore Constitutional principles to the government of America. If you love the USA with good, old-fashioned patriotism, then the Tea Party is the best organization to work for the principles and values you cherish.

2. Obamacare: Let’s do all we can to support the worthy grass roots efforts that are growing nationwide. Remember, 85% of the American people do not want Obamacare.

3. Nullification. States can choose to ignore an unconstitutional national law by passing a bill banning implementation. The Supreme Court did rule that the states cannot be forced to implement Obamacare on a state level. This can be used, not only for Obamacare, but any other unconstitutional law. South Carolina has nullified Obamacare!

4. Study the U.S. Constitution! It is the last remaining safeguard of our precious freedoms! A good way to do this is to study the monthly Constitution series from The 5,000 Year Leap. To access this series of posts, type US Constitution Series in this site’s search bar.


daddaughter2Thanks for visiting. Come often; Stay Late.

Happy Fathers’ Day!

C.A. Davidson


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