The Car That Ran on Prayer Stopped For a Soon-to-be Prophet

(This was written as a portion of a long-form essay which is now a book in progress.) The summer was marked by challenges with the Volvo. Although it had run without issue to get me to my granddaughter’s Baptism; I struggled with a variety of electrical issues with the car throughout August. While attempting to regularly […]

“My” Prophet: Thomas Spencer Monson

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 […]

Honour Thy Parents: Day 5

This last May, after I walked for graduation from Southern New Hampshire University, I wrote a bit on MaggieSlighte.com about my path to the university. I know with absolute certainty that I would not have gone to college at all if it had not been for my mom. 

Service on the Sabbath

During the past two days I have been astonished by the abundance of #LightTheWorld posts that I have seen posted by people around the world. Perhaps more people are tired of the commercialization of this season than I thought? Maybe. Very appropriately, on this third day of the 25 day program, the scripture reminds us […]

#LightTheWorld Day One

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 […]