Nature is God's University. In a day when faith has come under attack, bringing our children near to their Creator through His Creations will strengthen their trust in Him and add a measure of joy to their lives that can come in no other way. "If the trees and flowers, the clouds and wind, all tell wonderful stories to the child, he has sources of happiness of which no power can deprive him." (Flora Cooke) Come take a look at Nature Study, not just for the mind, but for the heart.
Marlene Peterson has raised eight daughters and one son with her husband, Brent and is thoroughly enjoying being a grandma. She is founder and president of Libraries of Hope which is all about stories and educating the heart. In addition to bringing many of the forgotten treasures of children's literature back into print, Libraries of Hope is also working to restore the ageless and beautiful art of storytelling to our culture. Marlene has compiled a manual for beginning storytellers, 'Restoring the Art of Storytelling in the Home'. She graduated from BYU where she studied Child Development and Family Relations. She and her husband reside in Appomattox, VA, blissfully surrounded by the stories of history.