I was 19, he was 21. I was finishing my freshman year of college and he’d just returned from a 2-year proselyting mission in Austria. I was a convert to the Church and hadn’t even hit my year mark; he was born and raised in the gospel. I had recently ended a 2-year-long relationship, he had never had a real girlfriend.
Turns out, we were a match made in heaven.… Read More Falling in Love with My Husband: A Look Back to How We Met
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In the Walmart Checkout Line A mother and her teenage daughter stood in front of me in the express lane of my local Walmart. With her cart still full of items and the conveyor belt already full, it was clear the cashier took the customer as an exception to the 20 items or less rule.… Read More What Happens When You Don’t Get What You Want? A Lesson in Attitude
When I was young, my father served in the US Army. I’d lived in 5 different places before I entered middle school. But my parents’ divorce caused my dad to reconsider his career path, and he retired from the Army while I was in middle school. From 4th grade until my sophomore year in college… Read More How I Answer “Where Are You From?”
In middle school, I knew of only one other Puerto Rican kid, Ricky. He was a cool kid, and I was not, so our social circles never really crossed. One time, though, Ricky and I were in the office lobby at the same time. He was on the secretary’s phone, the cord reaching over the… Read More My Puerto Rican Heritage and What it Means to Me