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:
…and we gathered ’round this one
a simple idea to try if you lose power?
Play a board game this weekend
just so good: Let there be light
and who doesn’t love a bike ride?
a high school student is in a race against time: working on a personal project he wishes someone would have done for him
why all children born deaf really need to have access to sign language early
smiling through tears…because you love your mama
loving others: at records levels
he’s stepping out to help others with share his disability #BeTheGIFT #TheBrokenWay
kinda undone: what this plumber is doing for students? just tears here #BeTheGIFT #TheBrokenWay
God will give you understanding
an honest conversation about heroes please don’t miss this one?
So, as this new season begins — Five key words that are the crux of success for everything:
Because it’s never too late to love: Download your September G.I.F.T list & be part of the joy we all need?
We could all together kinda start a little movement of Giving It Forward Today, choosing to #BeTheGIFT, living broken & given like bread out into a world down right hungry for love right now.
yes: we all need somebody to lean on
Feels like there’s a million things coming at you as you look into tomorrow and the weekend ahead, but really there is always only one thing: Just. Stay. Calm.
“The Lord Himself will fight for you. Just stay calm” Ex14:14
Let the Spirit in dwell, before stepping into the hour, day, week. This is the way calm comes.
For God will do the battle for you.
You just do the breathing in Him.
Jesus didn’t just calm one storm—He can calm all our storms.
And He comes as a sign to us, a sign of the cross, a sign God’s reaching for us, believing in us, in love, in redemption, in making all things new, in making us enough because He is.
Our God is the God to find comfort in because ours is the God who cries… the God tender enough to break right open and let His heart run liquid and He is the river of life because He knows our heart streams. One day He will wipe all tears away because He knows how the weeping feel: He has loved us.
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.