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:
so what do you think?!? This Café Made Entirely Out of Cardboard? Shows just how eco-friendly architecture can be
so the world’s most expensive potatoes? are only available 10 days out of the year – must come see
the one thing we’ve learned from the humble caterpillar? Change is possible
As aging Americans increasingly grapple with dementia, churches have a growing opportunity to minister to exhausted caregivers and to comfort the forgetful
can you even!?! this dad interviewed his daughter on her first day of school for 13 years
Thank you, Randy Alcorn…Waiting When God Seems Silent
the kindness of strangers? never, ever gets old: best stories #BeTheGift #TheBrokenWay
at 32, Teddy Abrams is the youngest conductor of a major orchestra in the US, and he’s done what most orchestras are desperate to do:
increased the audience, young and old – he’s brilliant, just come see
It would be a grace to meet you here in August!
glory, glory, glory
this… This police officer dad and his daughter share a special moment during his final sign-off call after 25-years of service
our world could use a few more Curtis Jenkins in it… don’t you agree?
so many tears at this one: “they’re our children… we just happened to get them later in life”
You’ve heard this woman’s unforgettable story?
When I first heard it, I reached for a Sharpie to write her name on the palm of my hand — I resonated so deeply.
starting at the 1:17 mark? Refreshment for your soul
Wild. Bright. Awakening.
June is here!
Maybe in this new month, we all just need the gift of Joy… a bit of Hope? To stand together — FOR each other — knowing that an act of kindness, giving it forward, can be more powerful than any sword in starting movements that move us all toward Love.
These pages are for you. It’s possible — abundant joy is always possible, especially for you.
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.
real, practical lifeline for real-life distracted & disconnected couples to have a really great weekend:
thank you, Max Lucado… “Worship is proclamation. Worship says, ‘I still believe!'”
on repeat this week: Is He Worthy?
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.