Why would the pioneers do what they did?  Why would they give up everything?  Many (including my own ancestors) lost family members because they were disowned when they joined the church.  Many had multiple children die because they were living in unfavorable conditions (starvation, sickness, disease, extreme weather, etc.)  Many had previously led comfortable and...
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About Shelly

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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3…2…1… Blast Off into Cyberspace

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash   I started this blog a few months ago, but after writing one post (and later coping a couple other posts over from my journal),...
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Sacrament Meeting Talk: Sharing the Fruit Through the Generations

Sharing the Fruit Through the Generations In Lehi’s vision of the tree of life, he came to the tree and partook of the fruit.  He said that it...
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The Scriptures Point Us to Our Covenants

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash   Yesterday during Sunday School, we were talking about the name of the church and also about why people outside the church call us Mormons....
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The Gift of Dawn : Fear of Driving and Angelic Assistance

This blog is a space for me to document my passion for and journey with personal growth. Here is an explanation of why this blog is called Lo...
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