Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [01.28.17]

Happy, happy, happy weekend!
Some real, down in the bones JOY to celebrate today! Links & stories this week 100% guaranteed to make you smile a mile wide & believe like crazy in a Good God redeeming everything — and that there’s love everywhere & for ((you))! 

Serving up only the Good Stuff for you right here:

Mary Anne Morgan 
Mary Anne Morgan 
Mary Anne Morgan 

if this doesn’t win your Saturday I don’t know what else to tell you

<grin>

anyone else want one?!

do you remember how to write in cursive?

love

celebrating 101 years young. This grandmother’s life motto?

“You don’t always get what you want, but you get what you need.”

so what do you think? kinda a brilliant idea?

Why they say yes to foster care: 

We will say yes because these kids have to do hard things. The least we can do is look into their broken eyes and say, “Yes. I will do hard things with you. I will hold your hand and kiss your head and calm your tantrums. By God’s grace, we will figure this out together.” We say yes because these broken babies need a safe place to land.

on grace

yes, this: you don’t need a microphone to share the good news. Just go and tell. 

even when no one is looking? let’s #beTheGIFT

Attention mamas! How to Have a Scream Free Morning Routine: FREE video and print! 

To help you not just survive but to thrive during the crush of the morning rush. 

I’m telling you — play it twice: because we all need a friend

photo: Molly Sprecher

now this is really something:

a college Sophomore gets published after discovering a 17th century handwritten poem in school library

how a coach took the time to teach his team how to honor military veterans

oh, the wonder of it

let’s do this!? #beTheGIFT

at this restaurant – grandmas are the cooks

The Dream Center

“You’ll live through this, but you’ll never run a marathon.” oh yeah? come see what this pastor is doing…

We circled ’round this one: yes, yes, yes.

she’s learned from her darkest times: there’s power in sharing your story

a compilation video of all of the unopened voicemails from his mom: so many tears at this please don’t miss

good thoughts here: understanding the detours life brings your way

Post of the Week from these parts here:

… a painful confession — humbly offered…. shook right to my core and laid right low:

A Painful Confession: How Do Christians Today Not Deny or Trample on Christ?

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This is our year — our year — to BREAK FREE!

Find You Here

Listening to this incredible new album on repeat: iTunes and Amazon 

  [ Print’s FREE here: ]

…you know, it’s a really kind & beautiful thing for us all to walk together through a hurting world realizing that every single one of us is fighting a hard battle & it absolutely changes everything when we realize that sometimes:

people aren’t being difficult — they are having difficulty.

We could be buckets poured out and crushed into bread to feed the busted and we could be dead to all ladders and never go higher, but only lower, to the lonely, the least, the longing, and the lost. 

And that right there? Could be our love song today. Love is not always agreement with someone, but it is always sacrifice for someone.

 

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Dare to fully live!

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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