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Class Information

Below are the date, time, location, and outline for this class.

Your Perspective Is Your Reality

Taught by Teresa Codling


Day Time Location
Friday, August 2 4 p.m. Austin 105
Teresa Codling

Teresa Codling


Teresa Codling has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Special Education from Lewis and Clark State College. She also received a master’s degree in Instructional Leadership from Utah State University.

Codling has taught Special Education at the high school level in addition to teaching fourth grade for 11 years. She has taught the adult Gospel Doctrine class for the past three years. Codling believes teaching has given her the opportunity to learn and try to understand a variety of different outlooks people have in life. She believes that everyone’s reality is different, because people’s perspective on life is different.

She has been married for 25 years to her husband, Vail. Together they have two beautiful daughters, Alexis and Jaycee. Alexis is attending school at Utah Valley University while Jaycee is attending school at the LDS Business College.

Codling loves to read, go to the movies with her husband, and spend time with her family. She also loves to play the piano and has accompanied many of the Pioneer Day musicals over the past 15 years. Codling has served as the Young Women president, a Gospel Doctrine teacher, in Primary, and as choir accompanist.

Class Outline

Living in the world today can feel cumbersome and heavy.  It seems like everywhere we turn we are surrounded with evil and challenges that want to knock us off of our true course.  This class will discuss the power of keeping our personal perspectives focused on the scriptures and the gospel, so we can endure to the end with faith, peace and happiness.

Learning Objectives:

1.     Discussion about some of the different challenges we encounter
        in our daily lives, such as media, social media, worldviews, etc.

2.     Principle of agency and accountability (Helaman 14:30,
        2 Nephi 10:23-24)

3.     Principle of faith (D&C 101:16, Hymn# 285 God Moves in a
        Mysterious Way)

4.     Principle of peace (Matthew 11:28-30, John 14:27, 16:33)

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