Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [03.04.17]

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 & your people right here:  

Meg Loeks 
Meg Loeks 
Meg Loeks 

can’t ever quite get enough of the extraordinary that she shares again and again


Gunnar Freyr
Gunnar Freyr
Gunnar Freyr

a most beautiful record setting snowfall in Iceland

coming to a river near you, perhaps?

April the pregnant giraffe? come watch her on live stream and see what she’s up to now

room after room he helped to change a day — and it was just the start

 Welcome to What We Learned, where we pause to reflect on the past season before we move ahead into the future.

so what about you?

go ahead and just exhale at all of this

some of the very best gift box ideas right here?

Can a cute box of goodies really change the world? Yes, yes, it can. Send a fair trade gift box for every occasion filled with handmade items from around the world and provide jobs in Jesus’ name. I cannot recommend this highly enough

this principal? Instead of asking parents to come to her? She goes to them – visiting every single family

Family honors her memory: 

“This is the love that Grandma made for each of us. This is what she made for each of us to wrap up in when we hurt. “When we miss her.”

“Don’t let others’ concept of what you can and cannot do define you.”

What If Life Turns Out to Be Pointless?

just maybe the most heartwarming use of duct tape you’ll see?

a story of two special friends you won’t soon forget

“…she looked at them and saw a human being.” #BetheGIFT

an unbelievably extraordinary act of compassion

come meet this man of extraordinary compassion – how he gives and gives and gives

because we are all worthy

this is one trio to watch: they’re on the run

Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend

Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend

Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend

Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend

Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend

40 free Lenten Daily Card Devotionals

so…. what if the next 40 days is asking us to do more than only Give Up something — but to Take Back something?
Take Back taking up our Cross,
Take Back our time so we can turn back to our First Love.

Have you downloaded these free 40 Days of Devotionals — to take us back to the Cross & Resurrection Sunday?

Each of these 40 mini cards are meant to be ‘sticky notes for your soul‘ — mobile faith, portable grace.
Drop your email in here for The Free 40 Lent Devotionals-Ornaments that focus not on Giving Up for Lent but Taking Back what it means to be The People of The Cross

God is Better

And our final stop on The Broken + Free Tour is on Monday in Lynchburg, VA!

Think music that sounds like the voice of worship and grace and the beauty of cruciform freedom: with Dove Award Nominated vocalist Best Female Artist of the Year, Christy Nockels.

Think gloriously, powerful moving words about breaking into the free that’s all yours right now: with Rebekah Lyons, author of You are Free.

Think of an unforgettable evening daring to take The Broken Way to abundant freedom.

Think more joy, more peace, more Jesus.  I’d absolutely love to meet you on Monday, March 6!

Take the Dare, Join the Revolution, Pick Up The Broken Way

oh, praise the God of Calvary

    [ Print’s FREE here: ]

…and it’s true for every one of us: you are broken and you don’t have to pretend you are not. What a relief. You begin to break your brokenness when you break down with your brokenness—when you hand it over to the One broken for you.

Be patient with God’s patient work in you. It’s not that your heart isn’t going to break; it’s how you let the brokenness be made into abundance afterward. Believe it: Brokenness makes abundance. Your wounds are what break open the soul to plant the seeds of a deeper growth. For without your wounds, where is your strength? 

And oh, how our anxiety and fears can make us blind to the abundance being made out of our brokenness.
Dare to be brave — break free from fears…Dare to live vulnerable — break open your heart…Dare to sacrifice and surrender — live broken & given into the greatest abundance.
Faith is really faith—when we believe God for the unbelievable.
You are always enough — because You have Jesus & He is always enough. You have enough of Him & strength to not give up. You have enough of Him & love to keep on giving. Believe it – God takes what looks like not enough and He will make it into abundance. 

[excerpted from our little Facebook family … come join us each day?]

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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