On Finding a Spouse

This past week, I stumbled upon a list I wrote in my journal my senior year in high school: “Qualities to look for in a guy,” I titled it. And on the opposite page, “Qualities to avoid.” Basically, my perfect guy was a patient, loving, honest, good-with-money, servant-leader who attended church weekly and had never…

On Working with “the Poor”

I like to think of my life as pretty simple and low-maintenance: I don’t really like shopping and, as a result, don’t spend much of my income on clothes, shoes, or accessories. Our house is small and I like it like that. I don’t “have to have” my coffee or Starbuck’s or dark chocolate bar every…

Life Lately, in Photos

I’m very thankful for the last few months-my job that I LOVE (the kids, the families, my co-workers), that Carlos and I had the best week in Cancun (and that we waited 8 months to take our honeymoon and were thus totally relaxed and not exhausted going into it), day trips with Fitz (I’m still…