When I was a child, I participated in a program called GA’s (Girls in Action). As part of this group, I learned about missions, missionaries, and memorized large amounts of scriptures. To pass to the next step in GA’s, I had to go before a reviewing council. This council was a group of women who asked questions about mission projects as well as had me recite memorized Scripture. The Girls in Action organization knew that memorizing scripture provided a firm and deep spiritual foundation.
In the years since I participated in GA’s, I’ve found that many of the scriptures I memorized had not “stuck with me. But, since that time, I’ve discovered and learned that Scripture sticks best with associated with a song or when learned through a game experience.