Life { Faith } Tea

and ramblings on everything in between

To the Overseer of My Soul

To the overseer of my soul:  For the life of me, I’ll never understand why you are so quick to hold and protect and nurture me when the glimpses I throw … Continue reading

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What Has Its Grip on You?

“People are slaves to whatever has mastered them.” { 2 Peter 2:19 }   I’m no stranger to the concept of idols. That word comes up often at church and … Continue reading

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Decisions Simplified

I overanalyze everything. Like everything. I want to be as cost effective, efficient, prepared, and correct as I can be in life. But the grounds for a yes or a … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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

April 9, 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

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