Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [11.01.14]


#exhale: you might really need this kind of virtual trip? 

ready for some happy?


A Boy who lives in a Dump. One woman who says Yes & becomes the hands of Jesus.

And the Unexpected that happens at Harvard

okay — no one expected a 3 year old to do this?

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a girl dying. And her unforgettable hoop of dreams. 

He’s never had any formal piano training. He’s homeless. And he sat down & just made this up?



an Anne of Green Gables wedding?

…and just how do pandas take their medicine?




National Geographic photo winners — and the world unlike you ever imagined

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make a literal nest? The kids loved this: anyone else want in?


one place that’s hard to believe exists?

Now the first thing I have to do is find myself…”
This is Profound. And beautiful. And worth watching again & again.


 Do your heart a favour & read this

3 Countries. 3 Minutes. Your free ticket to travel the world right now. It’s the sky at the end.

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Two brothers. And one unlikely, hungry dream 


Have you hugged someone today?

so my dad & the boys chuckled through this 3 times. Because Thank a Farmer



And there was a kid here who thought this was hilarious: Dogs mid-shake?

NASA recorded sound in space —  and it’s absolutely chilling




and these? Winning Wildlife Photographers of the Year –

what happens when an entire town flash mobs with this unexpected?

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Boys cracked up over this one: a competition like no other?

how about a (literal) bird’s eye view of Paris? It will feel like you’re flying.

Come Exhale This Christmas? (!!)


So our family talked. We prayed.

And we wondered if there was some crazy, beautiful, unforgettable way to make a space to feel the wonder of Christmas again? An evening that was an island of relief & grace & beautiful things
An evening that invites you into the essence of Christmas? That invites you to become the essence of Christmas?
so… (!!)
Come into the warmth this Christmas with two of the most creatively breathtaking artists I know, 2014 Dove Award Winner for Best New Artist of the Year, Ellie Holcomb, and internationally renowned spoken word poet, Amena Brown — and this farm girl with one or two of her farm girls — & we’ll circle around for a singular Christmas evening to long be remembered…
Because it whispered and lit with the warming gift we want most: Jesus.

Amena, Ellie & us farm girls, we’re so excited! Do we get to exhale with you? 

Come Find the Wonder of Christmas Again

Thursday Dec. 4th / 7:30pm: Houston, Tx – Ecclessia Church

Friday Dec. 5th / 7:00pm: Lubbock, Tx – Trinity Church

Saturday Dec. 6th / 6:30pm: Tulsa, Ok – Memorial Drive Church of Christ

Sunday Dec. 7th / 6:30pm: Atlanta, Ga – Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Friday Dec. 12th / 7:00pm: Knoxville, Tn – First Baptist Concord

Saturday, Dec. 13th / 7:00pm: Nashville, TN – Christ Presbyterian Church


Free Printable for the Weekend: 

because maybe a locker or a mirror or a fridge of somebody you love needs this free printable

or hey — a whole library of free printables & tools

Maybe your weekend needs some free happy & soul courage? 

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… we watched this in gaping awe. It’s all God.

And there is His promises in the  midst of any storm. Promise. 


Post  from these parts: 

(A little audio post from the farm)

One Brave Way to Heal Our Hurt, Our Hearts & the Internet

that’s all: just slack-jawed


(click here for free printable)

Hey Soul? You know that voice in your head that says you’re not good enough, smart enough, fast enough, creative enough?

You just need to turn to it & say it real clear: ENOUGH.

Enough already — because you’re enough already in Him, & in Him, you’ve got enough grace for impossible things today, enough strength to do the hard things today, enough wisdom to know the way that’s meant just for you & no one else.

So just go ahead & let it play like the perfect little number in your head today:
“He makes me more than enough for this, gives me more than enough for this, & we already know how this race works out, it’s already done, finished, there was more. than. enough. & it’s WON
You can count on it as sure & gentle as your own heartbeat today:

Jesus doesn’t yell at you like a Life Sergeant: “Come on, Get it done.”

Jesus comes beside you like a Life Savior & whispers: “Come to Me, It Is Finished.”


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

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