“I shall not attempt to paint to you the feelings of this heart, nor the majestic beauty and glory which surrounded us on this occasion; but you will believe me when I say, that earth, nor men, with the eloquence of time, cannot begin to clothe language in as interesting and sublime a manner as...
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About Shelly

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m passionate about strengthening my relationship with Jesus Christ through 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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Fika Friday: The Allegory of the Olive Trees

We have been studying Jacob 5 in the Book of Mormon this week which is The Allegory of the Olive Trees.    A couple months ago, I got...
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Nourish Your Heart and Hear Him

We are living in interesting and uncertain times and it can be easy to spiral down into feelings chaos, anxiety, and fear.  Throughout the past couple weeks, and...
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Gardening: Soil Sprouts

(This is post #3 about our garden.  See #1 here and #2 here.)    When I was looking up information and ideas for our indoor garden, I ran...
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Empower Others to Get Power of Their Own

“In business settings, power has been defined as the resources available to Person A to influence Person B. Influence is a perfectly good thing to strive for. In...
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Gardening: Month Two

We continued to see rapid growth with our garden last month.  So much so that hopefully it starts to warm up outside soon so I can put our...
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Gardening: Month One

At the end of December, as I was thinking ahead to starting school again, I wrote this in my journal… December 29, 2019 “As I was organizing in...
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How do I hear Him?

On February 26, the prophet, Russell M. Nelson, sent out this message:     I love that we have been hearing from the prophet more and more frequently....
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The Teacher Leaning Hard on Thee

  The Teacher Lord, who am I to teach the way To little children day by day, So prone myself to go astray? I teach them knowledge, but...
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True Education is Between a Child’s Soul and God

During my morning routine this morning, I was thinking about that quote from Marlene that I put in my last post. I was thinking about how “true education...
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