Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [05.25.19]

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:

Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker 
Jessica Walker 

her breathtaking gift is your kick start to a glorious weekend ahead…

here’s to a beautiful weekend with the ones you love

woah….what a catch!?!!

so let’s all go read a little bit more!?!

People Who Read A Lot of Books Are Way Nicer, Kinder and Empathetic, Study Shows

he went and broke his own world record – reaching the world’s highest peak 24 times

so what do you think? come see how he’s turning street signs into art

with summer fast approaching?!

5 Pro Photography Secrets to Capturing Powerful Wide-Angle Landscape Photos

it’s take a community sometimes…

they’re finding refuge in running clubs: a former prisoner, and a mom of 4 share their stories

the power of play: they’re stepping in and letting kids be kids right where they are

Hesed Lane
Hesed Lane
Hesed Lane

… take a nap, sleep in, get some real rest and recharge this weekend — your soul works best when is has Sabbath.  

(… our whole family is flat-out smitten with these sleeping little pups from Hesed Lane)

they’re on to something here: helping folks through community and fitness…

Jason Hawkes: @jasonhawkes, Twitter @jasonhawkesphot 
Jason Hawkes: Inst @jasonhawkes, Twitter @jasonhawkesphot 
Jason Hawkes: Inst @jasonhawkes, Twitter @jasonhawkesphot 

yes! Stunning Aerial Photos Reveal the Natural Human Connection with Water

breathtakingly beautiful

around the world? the 20 best cities to visit for book lovers

reunions like these?!? never, ever get old… tears

In Stunning Commencement Speech, Billionaire Promises to Pay Off Student Debt for Entire Graduating Class

Talk about Giving it Forward — astonishing grace. #BeTheGift

a beautiful story about justice: long delayed, but no longer denied

thank you, Jon BloomSatan Will Sing You to Sleep: Waking Up from Spiritual Indifference

to all who sacrificed their lives for freedom… thank you

…it’s true, when we’re deeply hurting and God feels absent, it can be straight-up hard to say “God’s got this. God’s got me.”

But there is hope, and an invitation in the middle of our suffering:

Hard Times? How to Hear God’s Song Louder Than Any Hard Times

God has a plan for your life

please don’t miss this one, Ines Franklin shares her story of freedom…

mind-blowing right here

so grateful for everything The Seed Company is doing to get the Bible in every language 

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

God has assigned forgetting and remembering strategic roles in our salvation.

In this lab, John Piper calls us to remember everything that serves faith and obedience and to forget everything that hinders faith and obedience.

on repeat this week: When We Pray

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Feeling like it’s looking a bit impossible? BUT GOD!

Like there’s not a chance of change? BUT GOD!

Like there’s no hope for a different ending? BUT GOD!

“But God, who is rich in mercy…” Eph.2:4

Two Words, Change Everything: BUT GOD! Change every internal conversation with those two words “BUT GOD” — and you change your life. What looks impossible changes — because when we pray to a GOD WHO IS ABLE — He changes us & our impossibles into the impossABLES.

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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.