God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea | Seersucker Sass

Thursday, April 23, 2015

God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea

Way back when, one of the items on my 24 Before 24 List was to devote myself to a devotional.  I want to tell y'all about the one I've been using - God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea.

The "teaser" for this book is "God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea is a deeply personal collection of spiritual treasures designed to help readers experience new mercies each morning. Seasoned with insight and grace, this tender devotional points to the divine presence of God in everyday moments. God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea will help readers develop a daily habit of turning to God in those quiet moments of reflection. "

I'm really picky about devotionals, because I feel like they can get a little fluffy.  There's nothing wrong with fluff, but it's just not my style.  What I love so much about God, Me, and Sweet Iced Tea is that it feels like a conversation.  You feel like you could be sitting on the porch swing chatting about life and Jesus with the author, Rose Chandler Johnson.   

I love structure, so I also really enjoy the way that this devotional is laid out.  
• A short devotional
• A few verses of suggested reading
• A couple of journaling questions
• A prayer
• A daily "sweet tea moment" for reflection
• A prayer focus (This is my favorite piece because it really reminds me every evening just how fortunate I am.)

The biggest thing for me with this devotional is that I was able to relate to it.  Sometimes when I read books about big cities or far away places, I really have to use my imagination.  I don't know what it's like to take a subway to work or to have a Starbucks within walking distance.  I've lived in Northeast Tennessee all of my life, so I really relate to the "Southern" element of this book.

If you have any questions about this devotional, I'm glad to answer them in the comments section or via email!  Do you have a favorite devotional?



I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review through a partnership with Litfuse Group.  All opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands that support A Little Seersucker Sass.


  1. Great book and Rose is such a sweet lady!

  2. I really enjoy devotionals that feel like a conversation - like a friend. Thanks for sharing!

    Sweet Spontaneity

  3. Sounds like such a great devotional!


  4. Random but the book cover is really adorable.
    Thanks for sharing!

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

  5. I need to get this! Thank you so much for sharing. I especially love that it reminds you how fortunate you are. I need that reminder every now and then! We really are blessed! xoxo
    Lauren Ashley / www.thefashionistasdiary.com

  6. This sounds so cute! Devotionals can be difficult, but it's totally worth the trouble when you find the right one! Thank you for sharing. xox.

    A Peachy Sonder

  7. I have never done a devotional and this sounds like a really unique experience! I love finding new books and passages to read! Thanks for sharing!

    Marie H.
    Progression By Design

  8. Congrats on completing something on your 24 before 24 list! That's really awesome. I'm glad you enjoyed the book!

  9. I've never completely read through a devotional, but I might just have to check this one out!

    Pick Your Beau

  10. I agree that it is important to find a relatable devotional. I'm glad this one worked for you and you completed one of the items on your goal list!

  11. My mom loves this book! And I've picked it up quite a few times, mainly because of how cute the cover is!

  12. I think I've shared this with you before, but I'm trying to figure out my faith. I definitely think this devotional could help me in that area. I'll definitely have to check it out. Thanks for sharing :)

    xx. Brittany
    Life Like a Twenty Something

  13. Wow. Beautiful. I love Gospel materials like that. I need to get one as soon as possible. Thanks for sharing

  14. I haven't heard of this one! I'm adding it to my list!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

  15. Sounds like a great book, glad you got to review it! :)

  16. This sounds like a nice book :) Thanks for sharing!

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  17. I love devotionals! What an awesome book. It really helps guide you and think about things. I'm so thankful for everything in my life.

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  19. I love all your great comments. Thanks everyone for so much encouragement! I really love this review.