“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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Homeschool Journey: Educating our Hearts

I mentioned in my last post that during the year of waiting, the Lord tutored, instructed, and prepared me (and that process has continued).  I was led to resources,...
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Homeschool Journey: Trust God’s Timing

Continuing on with the story of our homeschool journey. (see part 1 here)…   Over time, the idea grew within me.   I didn’t know what to do...
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Homeschool Journey: What Do You Do With An Idea?

  What Do You Do With an Idea? By Kobi Yamada One day, I had an idea. “Where did it come from? Why is it here?” I wondered, “What...
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Evelyn Tells Thilda’s Conversion Story

Evelyn bore her testimony in Sacrament meeting for the first time today. This morning, when we were in the school room doing our personal scripture and journal time,...
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Reenacting the Revolutionary War Time Period

Over the past few months, we have been learning about how America became a free nation.  I’ve loved learning things this month that I never knew or that...
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Fika Friday: Insects

One of our topics that we have been learning about this month is insects.  Today we had an insect themed Fika.  We ate butterflies (made from bananas and...
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Restored Relationship

As I was reading in the Book of Mormon this morning, this verse stood out to me…   “For behold, the promises which we have obtained are promises...
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Roxanne Loves Classical Music

I just wanted to share these little gems from the past few weeks.   January 17, 2020 Roxanne: “I’m playing Moonlight Sonata on my guitar.”     February...
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Running into Jesus

At the end of the very first chapter in the Book of Mormon, Nephi tells us that he “will show unto us that the tender mercies of the Lord are...
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