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Protecting Your Family In Today's World (VHS Video)

JoAnn Hamilton comments, "There are definite things we can do to strengthen our homes and communities in today's sexualized society. Hopefully this video will help families realize the extensiveness of the problems that our children and grandchildren face, as well as present specific solutions to address these problems. I hope you will find this video wonderful for church or family groups or just for individual information." This video can be complimented by JoAnn Hamilton's book, To Strengthen the Family, available in an LDS or nondenominational Christian version.

All proceeds for her book, this video or her CD, Who Will Speak for the Children? go to her nonprofit organization, Citizens for Families, Coalition for Community Standards.
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Safeguarding Families(DVD Video)

Safeguarding Families -- DVD #1: "How to Recognize Promptings of the Spirit" and "Protecting Families from Destructive Media," are popular talks given across the U.S. and Canada by JoAnn Hamilton, NOW available for your ward fireside, Young Women/Young Men, Fifth Sunday or FHE.

DVD #2 in Safeguarding Families contains information for parents and leaders given by people who are experts in their fields, Dan Gray, L.C.S.W., Todd Olson, L.C.S.W., Dorothy Maryon, MA, Dr. Matthew Hedelius, Psychotherapist, Jeffery Robinson, Ph.D. Recovering Pornography Addicts, who are well known in their communities, will add information that will be helpful in understanding pornography addiction.

DVD #2 includes a 20 minute presentation, which again includes experts in the field. It explains why we need to establish Child-Appropriate Community Standards and how to do it. (See pages 22, 23 and 26 about taking evil out of our environment, which is in the Relief Society/Priesthood manual, Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, President David O. McKay and Sept. Ensign 2004, President Gordon B. Hinckley) This presentation may be appropriate for Relief Society meetings, Work Meetings, Family Home Evenings, Firesides or Neighborhood Meetings.

DVD #2 also contains commonly asked questions and resources which families/leaders will find helpful.
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Books
Speaking Out for Decency - How to Establish a Community Standard
This is a booklet of materials to help citizens start to establish a child-appropriate community standard. It contains materials that explain why we need to do this, a step-by-step explanation about how to start, samples of city resolutions already passed, a sample of a talk you might use with the city council, forms, pictures and supportive information. All materials included may be copied.

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To Strengthen the Family (Nondenominational Edition)
Every single one of us has to deal with pornography and its effects, whether consciously or unconsciously. Only an understanding of the problem and knowledge of what to do about it, coupled with God's help, will give us the power to influence our loved ones in a positive way. A must have for every family!

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To Strengthen the Family (Expanded LDS 2nd Edition)
Every single one of us has to deal with pornography and its effects, whether consciously or unconsciously. Only an understanding of the problem and knowledge of what to do about it, coupled with God's help, will give us the power to influence our loved ones in a positive way. A must have for every LDS family!

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Personal Revelation - How to Recognize Promptings of the Spirit
Using true stories from her own life as well as from Church leaders and members, Sister Hamilton shows us clearly and simply how to learn to recognize promptings in our own lives. This book is an excellent guide for all people.

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You Alone or You and God - How to Recognize Promptings of the Spirit
Using true stories and the scriptures as her base, Sister Hamilton teaches you HOW to recognize promptings in your own life.

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What LDS Moms Wish Their Teens Knew About Morality
Just what IS okay when you date? In a sensitive and yet straightforward way, Sister Hamilton, backed by general authority quotes, teaches facts that all youth need to understand.

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Talks on CD
Trusting the Lord - Turning to God with Problems We Cannot Solve (CD)

Problems are part of God's plan. But what do you do with problems you cannot solve? JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton, a popular speaker at firesides, EFY, Education Week, and Women's Conference, teaches that with faith in God and an eternal perspective, we can move forward in peace.

In her own life, JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton has experienced polio, rheumatic fever, Guillian-Barre, widowhood with eight children under seventeen, and the devastating loss of her home at the time her husband died. After marrying a man with hirteen children, she had four hip surgeries, open-heart surgery, and now faces post-polio.

The Savior said, "It must needs be that offences come" (Matt. 18:7), but he also promised: "I will not leave you comfortless" (John 14:18). Drawing upon lessons learned from her own experiences, Sister Hamilton offers ten points to help us trust the Lord.
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The Miracle of a Changed Heart (CD)
In this inspiring talk, popular speaker and author JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton discusses the importance of repentance, and the release from guilt it can bring. She talks about activating the Atonement, and she discusses problems we encounter that stop us from feeling the release of pain that the Atonement can provide. In a very down-to-earth and simple manner, she helps us to utilize repentance and the Atonement as the Savior would have us do.

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You're Not Alone - Finding Comfort in Trials (CD)
This CD offers encouragement and understanding. It will help you understand "why" we have problems in our lives and how we can turn them around so they become the stepping stones that God intended them to be. You will come to realize, too, that you are never really "alone."

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Who Will Speak For The Children? - Nondenominational (CD)
In today’s sexualized society every family needs to be aware of the information included on this CD. It teaches how children/youth are targeted by the media and producers of pornography, how people get started into addiction, how thinking changes, what is happening to girls and pornography, the quickness of addiction, warning signs of a child at risk, developing a community standard, etc. It includes the song, "Protect the Children" (sample below).

Because this is a CD, it can be used to launch ideas in a class or family home evening. It can be listened to as you travel or could be used at a fireside or a fifth Sunday meeting. It can supplement a conference or be the featured item at a special meeting. Every family needs this appropriately presented information.

Protect The Children (Lo-Fi MP3, 32kbps)
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Recognizing Spiritual Promptings (CD)
"Expecting the spectacular, one may not be fully alerted to the constant flow of revealed communication," stated President Spencer W. Kimball. In Recognizing Spiritual Promptings JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton explains how the Gift of the Holy Ghost can be a constant companion and guide in our lives and how we receive answers to prayers.

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15 Keys to Building Better Relationships (CD)
"If you want to influence the life of someone else, strengthen your relationship with that person," states Sister JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton, "and then he/she is more likely to hear you."

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Talks and Books on Cassette
The Miracle of a Changed Heart (Cassette)
In this inspiring talk, popular speaker and author JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton discusses the importance of repentance, and the release from guilt it can bring. She talks about activating the Atonement, and she discusses problems we encounter that stop us from feeling the release of pain that the Atonement can provide. In a very down-to-earth and simple manner, she helps us to utilize repentance and the Atonement as the Savior would have us do.

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You're Not Alone - Finding Comfort in Trials (Cassette)
This tape offers encouragement and understanding. It will help you understand "why" we have problems in our lives and how we can turn them around so they become the stepping stones that God intended them to be. You will come to realize, too, that you are never really "alone."

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Personal Revelation (Cassette)
Using true stories from her own life as well as from Church leaders and members, Sister Hamilton shows us clearly and simply how to learn to recognize promptings in our own lives. This book is an excellent guide for Saints of all ages who seek to recognize and follow the promptings of the Spirit.

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Recommended Books
The Drug of the New Millennium - Internet Pornography
by Mark B. Kastleman
This book is more explicit but gives excellent material about how exposure to pornography changes the brain.
Available from Granite Publishing and Distribution: 1-800-574-5779

Discussing Pornography Problems With a Spouse
by Rory C. Reid and Dan Gray
This book, written by therapists, helps a wife know how to confront her husband in a way so he obtains professional help. It also addresses the issue of how a husband might disclose to his wife.
Available from Mental Health Publications: 4002 North Bounty Cove, Lehi, UT 84043 or on the phone: 1-801-688-7717

Lord, I Belive; Help Thou Mine Unbelief
by Rod Jeppsen
This book is an excellent resource for women who have men involved in pornography.

Out of the Shadows
by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D
This book supposedly helps an addict realize that he is an addict so that then he hopefully wants help. It is NOT a book for youth.
Available from Hazelden: Center City, Minnesota, 55012-0176 or on the phone: 1-800-328-0094, or on the internet: www.hazelden.org

The Worth of a Soul
by Stephen Cramer
This book tells how a man pulls out of a sexual addiction with the help of a supportive family. It is written appropriately and gives families a feel for the dimension of the problem. (LDS)
Available from Covenant Communication and through LDS bookstores. Also available on tape.

The Effects of Pornography
by Victor Cline
This is a documented study of the effects of pornography.
Available through Morality in Media: 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 239, New York, NY 10115

Final Report of the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography, 1986
A documented government report that is extensive about the problem of pornography.
Available through Rutledge Hill Press

A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps, Revised Edition
by Patrick Carnes, Ph.D
Center City, Minnesota: Hazelden

Turn Yourselves and Live, Is Anything Too Hard For the Lord?
by Rod W. Jeppsen
Rod takes you on a healing journey to help a person identify the root problem, get out of denial, distinguish the difference between irrational thoughts and rational ones, learn what trigger points are and gain hope. (LDS)
Call 801-255-4010 or LDS Bookstores.

Hold on to Hope, Help for LDS Addicts and Their Families
by Dr. Rick Hawks
Published by Cedar Fort, 925 No. Main, Springville, Ut 84663 or it can be obtained by contacting www.ldsmentalhealth.org.

Pornography: A Report
Published by American Family Association
This is a booklet that offers lots of research and writings that show the harm that pornography does.
Obtained at American Family Association, P.O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo, Mississippi 38803

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