Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [03.16.19]

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: 

Paweł Uchorczak on Facebook / Instagram 
Paweł Uchorczak on Facebook / Instagram 
Paweł Uchorczak on Facebook / Instagram 

sharing the extraordinary – anyone else wanna take a virtual tour here today!?!


yup – all houses need books, even tiny doll houses

a grand collection of miniature volumes — 950 of them — is now on display in New York City



we thought this was so creative! a photo booth for birds in her yard!?!

at 10 months old!?! we circled ’round this one…

4:30am? these teens stepped up to help neighbor get to her dialysis #BeTheGift #TheBrokenWay

so who knew? the extraordinary climb for honey


tiny home living (and under construction!): too beautiful not to share

such a beautifully crafted paper trail not to be missed

cheering for this: Personal Trainer with Autism Opens a New Gym that Caters Specifically to People with Special Needs

smiling at this audition: “His Eye is On the Sparrow” Amen

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from a foster child to a foster momshe’s given a home to 48 children

Karl Soderstrom

Opening Minds Behind Bars: 

Education changes you. There is no possible way you can sit down and read and study and do papers and do research and not be changed, because when you come up out of there, you’ve gained so much that you just want to share it. So you start to look around for people to share it with.

It instills in us a confident belief that we can re-establish who we are. That’s monumental. It’s life-changing.

because kindness matters

kinda undone: It’s all about Jesus

thank you, Jon Bloom: Lord, All I Have Is Yours

what he’s doing after wrongfully incarcerated for 46 years? what a story

Parents who lost 2 triplets live with grief, love: “I don’t want her to forget that she’s a triplet”

from homeless US Vet to business owner: you’ve got to meet him

Esther Havens for The Seed Company

Post of the week from these parts here

… I’d swear the camel beside this guy grinned when he told me the actual secret of how to keep things standing when everything is kinda crashing down all around us.

This guy. This story. This Lent — this secret to keep things together is everything. It’s profoundly changing deep & honest things for me.

Thinking you need this as much as I desperately did. Upended, undone, streams in the desert.

How to Keep Your Life from Imploding: A Lent of More God (Part 2) (And What Is the Most Important Work You Can Invest In to Change the World)

Scott Sauls sharing some good words:

“Christianity is incompatible with Nationalism.”


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on repeat this week: Nobody Loves Me Like You Love Me, Jesus

Because of the Cross
Wage Peace
wherever people are caught
in the crosshairs
of prejudice

Because of the Cross
Shake fists
Awake & into the long reaching open hands
of friendship
until we are the people Cross-shaped

Because of the Cross
Set aside
Divisive Talk
and set dinner tables
so you can sit across
from the Other
and look into their eyes until
you see Jesus.

#GiveUpToGetMoreGod #LentofMoreGod#LessIsMoreGod #40DaysGodSpeaking#LentofListening #GODSWORDSPOKENHERE

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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

Share Whatever Is Good.