Laura is a 30-year-old stay-at-home mom to a busy toddler daughter and is expecting her second child in May. Reared in New York and Pennsylvania, she's a northerner at heart, but went to college in the Midwest where she met her husband. Because he's now a US diplomat, their family lives in Qatar, a small Middle Eastern country in the Gulf, and they worship at the local Anglican church. Laura holds a masters in theological studies from an Anglican seminary, and enjoys reading, writing, singing, playing the piano, and playing with her daughter. You can read more about her daily adventures in life with Christ at her blog, My Quotidian Mysteries ( http://myquotidianmysteries.blogspot.com).