Hiking and scriptures.

I wrote a post for the Mormon Channel about personal scripture study. ...more

Oh Canada!

Last weekend, Mr. Nielson and I went to Canada to speak to over 1,200 youth. My message was about overcoming trials and choosing to be happy ....more

Courage to confront it.

"Before the accident, my blog had been full of pictures of me....more


"God helped you understand and accept that you would have trials,...more

"Mom, I am home!"

Yesterday Mr. Nielson picked up the Little Nies from school. I decided to sit down in the corner and photograph each child...more

Cheeto Fingers

This morning, like each morning, Lottie usually joins me in the shower. I noticed this morning Lottie had brought her octopus in to play. She filled up a small bowl and added soap....more

A House to Honor God

Last Night Mr. Nielson and I took Claire and Jane to the open...more

God's Plan

Every Thursday we feed the construction workers who are working nearby our home, and we try to teach them about Jesus Christand God's beautiful plan for each of His children. Some laugh at us. Some make fun of us ....more

Will you?

I took a few more steps with my "secret project" today. I am so excited and I can't wait to finally unveil it! I am getting closer, but I am still not close enough to share details ....more


Lottie ran out of steam at 4:47 this afternoon....more