Only the Good Stuff – Multivitamins for Your Weekend [04.05.14]

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We still have snow here, so that Spring has come already to Japan? I needed this virtual walk:
21 of the Most Beautiful Cherry Blossom Scenes of 2014

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The piece shows millions of brightly-colored petals – estimated to be 8 million, in fact –
erupting from a volcano in Costa Rica and flowing uncontrollably into a nearby mountain village.
Watch this in 1080p on YouTube, I guarantee that you’ll be mesmerized from start to finish.

It’s so beautiful, it’s hard to believe this is real.

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The spectacular redemption story of the internet this week:

“… everyone came into this theater hoping to give someone else a perfectly wonderful experience.”

Unforgettable.

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The Research of Why You Need to be Regularly Napping

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When One Mom does something pretty wonderful

Paying it forward. Too good to miss. Really.

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Yes — these are all with real animals.

Unbelievable!

An incredibly smart dog — Must. see.

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He shines in the smallest details and in the vast overarching skies

What a gallery of glory!

 

Guaranteed to bring a smile — the kids loved this one
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Where The Children Sleep

This is 100% worth gathering the kids and scrolling through slow and moved…

This Dad. His eyes, his smile, his words — everything about him affirms everything his daughter says.

Her every word & question is valid to him and he’s interested in her world — beautiful.

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State-by-50-states… your smile exercises for the day

Extraordinary.

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(I. just. love. kids.)
Some Really Brilliant Answers Kids Gave on Tests

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What’s on the Stack on the Farm Right Now:

Joy for the World
“The key to cultural transformation is something that we might not expect:
explosive, Spirit-produced joy in God & His gospel…”

Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality

The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived 
A very powerful read moving toward Easter…
I don’t know of a Lent that I have so earnestly longed for Jesus to come save us all

Found: A Story of Questions, Grace & Everyday Prayer
Micha Boyett has written one of the most beautiful memorable reads of my year

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Post of the week from here …

What I really, really wished I’d known a whole lot earlier:

15 Keys to Parenting: What No One Tells You

Jason Gray is a favourite here & nobody here  can stop playing his latest album:

 Love Will Have The Final Word

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Hey Soul?

Today — Breathe Grace. Grant Grace. Live Grace.
Inhale His Grace. Exhale His Grace.
Anger is contagious — so is grace.”

[- excerpted from our morning devotions in our little Facebook community
where every morning we share a word like this to encourage each other & #PreachGospeltoOurselvescome join us?
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That’s all for this weekend, friends. 

Go slow. Be God-struck. Grant grace. Live Truth.

Give Thanks. Love well. Re – joy, re- joy, ‘re- joys’ again

Share Whatever Is Good. 

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