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 […]

Guest Post: The Moments I Knew

Church members can often point to a singular experience when they “knew” it was true…I never had that experience. I’ve actually had thousands of them.

Experimenting on His Words

Personal Revelation has been an integral part of my conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since the beginning.  Having indefinite “feelings” about things in my and my children’s lives is not new for me…or for them. Knowing where those feelings come from, is. Since my pre-Baptism lessons four and a half […]