Life { Faith } Tea

and ramblings on everything in between

Refinement through the Fire

Do your prayers typically go something like this, “Please keep me safe, please give me more than enough, please make me comfortable and happy,” just with a few more words? … Continue reading

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Living All the Days of Life

Intentional living has been on my mind for months. After finishing Everything that Remains last year, I found myself longing to apply minimalist principles to how I spend my time. I’ve shared before … Continue reading

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Tea Syrup: A Springtime Treat

The Midwest is finally awakening from the slumber of winter, with the smell of freshly mowed grass, beautiful trees blossoming on every street, and permeating humidity. Lots of it. And … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

It is Finished

Every day I am blown away that God pursued me so incessantly when I was running 100 mph in every direction but His. At the time, I didn’t recognize the still, small … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unlocking YOU

We’ve spent a lot of time at work talking about what drives us as a company and as individuals, zeroing in on the passions that unlock our full potential. The … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 1 Comment


I love being reminded that we’re all in this together. It’s too easy to shut our doors tightly at night, to not look up while we grocery shop, to put … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

She Doesn’t Know What She’s Doing

I’ve been a student ministry leader for just shy of four years. You’d think by now I’d have a little confidence in myself, but I still feel as unqualified, as … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Minimalist Monday // Lent Style

Tis’ the season of Lent so let’s use it to work on our minimalist ways. Most think of minimalism as a quest to have less stuff or a style for … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

I Don’t Want to Write

February has fled with my inspiration for some reason. I’m blaming her for it anyway, since she can’t defend herself. Maybe I’ll blame the fact that it’s too cold to take … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

But Then God…

I’ve been putting off writing about my mission trip to El Salvador for a few weeks now. I think part of me needed to let it mellow, part of me … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

What’s that she said?


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