It’s the Little Things that Matter Most to Kids

Why Small Home, Great Learning? This morning I read the story of Naaman and I was reminded why I started this blog. Sometimes, like Naaman, we are so willing to do the big things for the Lord. Volunteer for that church service project. Seek out the best schools for our kids. Find a career where … Read more

What is a Divine Mission?

We were stuck. The flower centerpieces were not what my mom wanted them to be. They were okay. But okay for a wedding dinner with your son’s new in-laws doesn’t really cut it. She was desperate to make silk flowers work. We couldn’t afford real flowers, not with the other expenses. But these silk ones … Read more

Fulfilling Your Divine Mission through Education

What is a divine mission? Just as the Lord knew Jeremiah and ordained him to be a prophet in Israel (Jeremiah 1:5), I believe the Lord knew each person who has come to the earth and asked them to fulfill certain mortal missions. Wendy Watson Nelson says, “premortally you and I were each given wonderful … Read more

Four Simple Ways to Connect Kids with Ancestors

Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them. . . . and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. 2 Kings 6:16-17 God could be speaking to us here. Whenever we falter in the face of temptation or trial, they … Read more