Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [06.02.18]

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:

Warren Keelan 
Warren Keelan 
Warren Keelan

you know you need to exhale & enjoy all this wonder

he captures our oceans like no one else I know

<grin>

so who knew?

an apartment that is 236 sq feet? no wasted space right here

he’s started his own recycling business and encourages all of us to keep up the good work

Adrian C Murray 
Adrian C Murray 
Adrian C Murray

he’s captured the extraordinary right here

can. you. even??!!!

you’ve gotta see! 15+ Of The Best Entries For The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018

so much good right here…

this 9 year old’s lemonade stand? raised nearly $6,000 in 2 hours to cover his sick baby brother’s medial bills 

The Trashless Town: “we are powerless to effect change if we begin by saying it can’t be solved”

she meets the man who rescued her before her car sank in a lake

come see how he’s visiting Earth’s untouched corners

good news: He Will Carry You Through the Fire

Water gives life “…more abundantly.” (John 10:10) – Compassion International

feeding the homeless is the highlight of his life

tears: letters from parents to their grads

 Want the gift of light breaking into all the broken places, into all the places that feel kinda abandoned? 

These pages are for you. It’s possible — abundant joy is always possible, especially for you.

Break free with the tender beauty of The Broken Way & Be The Gift 

And if you grab a copy of Be The Gift?  We will immediately email you a link to a FREE gift of THE WHOLE 12 MONTH *Intentional* Acts of Givenness #BeTheGIFT Calendar to download and print from home or at your local print shop!  Just let us know that you ordered Be The Gift  over here.

You only get one life to love well.

Pick up Be The Gift & live the life you’ve longed to

Seeking Stillness: One of the quietest rooms in the world

“God, where are You? Do You even care? Why am I going through this?”

What do you do when you wake up and feel like you’re not enough for your life? Or when you look out the kitchen window as dusk falls and wonder how do you live when life keeps breaking your heart?

In sixty vulnerably soulful stories, The Way of Abundance moves from self-weary brokenness to Christ-focused givenness.

Christ Himself broke like bread, giving Himself to us so we might have a lifelong communion with Him. Could it be that our brokenness is also a gift to the world?  These tender devotionals dare us to embrace any and all brokenness as a gift that moves us closer to the heart of God. 

This gentle book does nothing less than take you on an intimate journey of the soul. 

Order Your Way to Abundance Here

After being wrongly imprisoned for 15 years, she is embarking on a new life #TheBrokenWay #BeTheGift

Your Weakness is Not a Setback

on repeat this week: What a Friend

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…maybe, if we’re honest, it feels like there’s been a lot of burned down hopes & dreams & we’re walking through a whole lot ashes lately, and in the midst of our honesty & brevity maybe all we can murmur is just “Create in us a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit with us” (Ps. 51)
And in the midst, there’s His Gentle Word: “God will supply every need of yours” Phil. 4:19
You don’t need to be perfect,
You need to simply feel His perfect love.
You don’t need to be in control
You need to simply be in Christ.
You don’t need to be more —
because He is all you need.
Revel in how loved you are today.
Yeah, sure, you’re infinitely messier than you dare admit but that doesn’t change the Truth one bit:
*You are infinitely more loved than you ever dared dream.*
“Do you think anyone can drive a wedge between you & Christ’s love for you? No way! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred —
absolutely NOTHING can get between you & God’s love because of the way that Jesus has embraced you.” Ro. 8:31MSG

That’s Real Love today: Jesus. has. embraced. you.
So no matter what the world may be selling today, Jesus wraps you close: You are infinitely more loved than you ever dared dream. 
Feel the forever embrace of that.
It’s sorta the greatest relief: You don’t have to be awesome & do everything today.
You simply have to believe that the One who is Awesome loves you through everything.
Full stop. That’s it. Takes the pressure right off!
“Make yourselves at home in My love.” John 15:9 MSG

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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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