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.
In 2013, I was at my bottom. I had exploited my favorite drug to its finite but frustrating conclusion and I was left once again with nowhere to go. In spite of a nagging feeling I was doing something wrong, ... But, it fed my addiction.
In 2016 I was gifted with several personal revelations. I was told I would have clarity about romance in 2020. I was also told that I would meet "him."
I have loved my "Irishness"ever since I first learned of my heritage, but I had no idea where in Ireland my family originated.
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 →
Five years ago I made one of the most significant decisions of my life. Last year on the anniversary, I not only wrote about making the resolution to be Baptized as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but I also made a video about my choice while I was waiting... Continue Reading →
I feel so blessed to type these words, "I sustain President Nelson." I feel blessed to have seen him speak in person before he was called to his present position. I remember thinking that he was so "young" in spirit and in intelligence for his chronological age. I was touched greatly by his talks in... 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 →
when the day of my second anniversary of holding my Temple Recommend coincided with the date of my graduation, I felt a subtle "nod" from my Heavenly Father
January 8th was my last Sunday in Washington State before I embarked on a journey that would take me completely across the United States. That Sunday I spent with the Manchester Ward in the Bremerton, Washington Stake. It was the area where I was staying with a friend. Those friends were gracious enough to give... Continue Reading →