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 →
Today's scripture for the #LightTheWorld effort is from Matthew. You can find suggestions for service projects for today at Mormon.org. Who do you know that could use a drink of clean water? How can you help make that happen?
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has installed a set of special vending machines, all across the world people are planning service projects and creating posts all to share a bit of light with the world. For the past few years The Church has developed different promotional videos to share with the public... Continue Reading →