Sacrament Young men assemble White shirts and ties. More boys gather Have we told any lies? Arms folded All pray A boy’s voice is heard. Bishop nods in, Agreement is conferred. The taste the texture of bread on the tongue Thoughts directed To what He has done. Cup touches Lip opens fresh water poured Christ’s... Continue Reading →
In utter and complete disbelief, my words were taken from me in front of the video call I was in the midst of, as I watched in shock as my beloved Triple splashed into my dog's water bowl.
The Christmas BasketIt's been three years now, since this little basket found its way to my front door. I was new in town and new in a Church Ward Family.I was also new to being housed. After having lived in my car and by other means, not under a roof of my own, for 7.5... Continue Reading →
For weeks I lamented about the lack of ability to take Sacrament as a single sister. I posted in a few Latter-day Saint groups on social media where others might commiserate. Then I deleted my posts, not wanting to sow discontentment.
Back in April, President Nelson blessed us before he finished the Conference with this Apostlic Blessing: "During this time of tension and uncertainty,and invoking the authority vested in me,I would like to confer upon you an apostolic blessing • I bless you with peace and increasing faith in the Lord. • I bless you with... Continue Reading →
The new study book and program "Come Follow Me" has made my scripture study easier and more enjoyable
Since I started this blog, I've been guilty of something the leaders of my church warn against: I have only been showing the positive side. That is the simple reason that this blog has only published limited posts over the last five years. I do have another outlet for my writing online, but that outlet... Continue Reading →
President Nelson opened with remarks about the fact it was his first time to speak at a baseball stadium, and then proceeded to share a story about his family whitewater rafting
My Bishop gave me the above topic for a talk in Sacrament service today. What follows is the talk I gave.... Please enjoy! (If you would rather watch me give this talk, please click here for the YouTube link!) Hi! My name is Maggie (actually "Margaret") Slighte. I am one of many Margarets in my... Continue Reading →
I've been divorced for a year now. During that time, I have not dated at all. I have not entertained the advances from any man. It's been nice to be single, I enjoy working on the issues that I have and would like to get to a more stable point in my recovery (from past... Continue Reading →