Tina Osterhouse is passionate about living deeply and authentically. Through fiction, blog posts, and creative essays, she writes about ordinary life and the way God meets us in our everyday circumstances and creatively weaves the sacred into them. She studied ministry and theology at Northwest University, most recently lived on thirty acres in Southern Chile, and finally returned to the Seattle area in June of 2015.

On Grappling Toward Clarity

For several years now, I have struggled to gain a sense of clarity about where I’m going. For almost six years, I’ve simply known how to do the next thing. The thing right in front of me. My life was in constant upheaval, and so knowing what was in store for the long-term seemed unnecessary….

On Why We Stay

The Fall equinox came and went several days ago and I’m still not finished with my novel edit. I was hoping to send it off to my agent a couple of weeks ago, and I’m still a few weeks out. Editing is deep creative work and at this stage in my book’s life, it’s sheer…