Today, we took turns teaching school. Both Matilda Allison Casper and Harriet Matilda Casper Marchant both taught school. Matilda taught the school that Harriet attended. Harriet was very good in spelling and was a rather good reader. She was also good at arithmetic. Many sacrifices were made by Harriet’s family to obtain books, as books...
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Latter-day Saint girl. Passionate about personal growth, family history, teaching my children, and harnessing the power of early mornings.  Welcome to my little corner of the world. 

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Scripture Thoughts: Hearing the Voice of the Lord through the Book of Mormon

*This is the third and final post in this series where I discuss my thoughts about the Scripture essay in Adam S. Miller’s book, Letters to a Young Mormon....
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Scripture Thoughts: Deepened Interest

*This is the second post (of three) in this series where I discuss my thoughts about the Scripture essay in Adam S. Miller’s book, Letters to a Young Mormon....
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Scripture Thoughts: Translating Repentance

*This is the first post (of three) in this series where I discuss my thoughts about the Scripture essay in Adam S. Miller’s book, Letters to a Young Mormon....
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A Matter of a Few Degrees

*image     This morning, I was in the basement with the kids and for some reason I started playing the piano.  I can’t play that well, but...
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Gospel Lessons from Minecraft: Being the Hardest to Kill

*image   Today during lunch L and P were talking about Minecraft. I overheard one of them say “The Wither is the hardest thing to kill in Minecraft....
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Lessons from the Book of Mormon: Experiment Upon the Word / Taste the Fruit

*image   So this morning I was reading the Book of Mormon with L. He is on Alma 32 now so we were reading about experimenting upon the word and...
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Patriarchal Blessing Affirmations

*image     *I’m a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).  This post might not make much sense if you aren’t a member of my...
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Defining Daily Success in Motherhood

*image   I was just thinking today (after watching a Instagram live video of Kelly Jensen (I follow her on Instagram and she is so inspiring to me.) She was...
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Sola Sig: To Sun Oneself

*image So last night was my monthly learning circle meeting with my friends (a handful of us get together once a month to talk about motherhood and learn...
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