I have loved my "Irishness"ever since I first learned of my heritage, but I had no idea where in Ireland my family originated.
When our Prophet talks about us "all being mothers," what I feel him saying is that we are all creators. In her book of poetry, Mother's Milk, Rachel Hunt Steenblik opens up her heart and her yearning for a Mother in Heaven, a feeling many of us have felt. As a woman who has run home... Continue Reading →
Last year, when President Nelson made the announcement that members of our church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, would no longer be willingly known as “Mormons,” I felt confused and frustrated. I liked the name of my testimony blog and I didn’t think I would change it.
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 →
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 →
It was in February 2013 when I attended a potluck at a Stake Center and felt the Spirit. After that, I started doing my genealogy and eventually phoned to ask Missionaries to visit and teach me. I was Baptized on March 22, 2013. I attended church on March 23, 2013, and during the service... Continue Reading →