Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [12.28.19]

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 & your people right here:

Andy Seliverstoff Photography
Andy Seliverstoff Photography 
Andy Seliverstoff Photography

all smiles here: can’t get enough of these photos 

he does all of this with just 2 fins?! What can we go do today!?! amazed!

so what do you think?!

Neuroscience Explains Why You Need To Write Down Your Goals If You Actually Want To Achieve Them

because everyone needs to be loved

A police officer donated her organ to a young stranger and then helped pay the medical bill

she knew from a young age that her life’s mission was to serve her community

#BeTheGift #TheBrokenWay

exhale right here

anyone else wanna move to this town?  

in ‘The Nicest Place in America’, Nobody Gets Left Behind

“If the church isn’t making an impact out on the world, what are we doing?”

End Your Year Intentionally with These 10 Questions

just so grateful for the teachers who pray

You teachers are heroes and soul shapers and generation strengtheners and we’re passing you down a cup of hot tea and all giving you a standing ovation!

and this too: Ten Questions for a New Year

some really good neighbors… because we all need community

A baby boy made a memorable entrance into the world early on Christmas morning, with a little help from police who stepped in to assist in the delivery 

Throughout history, when times are challenging, the world goes looking for heroes.

And this year, searches for heroes — both superheroes and everyday heroes — soared around the world — according to Google Trends of 2019.

From the epic headlines to the everyday moments… heart kinda bursting here…

can you even?!? The Atlantic’s ‘Hopeful Images From 2019’

YES, love, love this: 2019 reminded us how God transforms confusion into clarity, failure into redemption and fear into peace.

Emily Turner

How Healing One Girl’s Heart Is Healing a Whole Community

Even Mariam’s mother had given up hope for her daughter’s survival. Then came a gift.

When you feel like giving up, when you feel like giving in, His love is the reason, to keep on believing…

2020 is almost here!

Maybe in this new year, easy, doable ideas for *the whole family* to Give It Forward Today — to be the G.I.F.T. Love is a verb and that verb is give. For God so loved the world — HE GAVE. You only have one life — to love well.

And just for you, when you grab the “Be the Gift” book? Your farm girl here will immediately email you your own gift of THE WHOLE 12 MONTH *Intentional* Acts of Givenness #BeTheGIFT Calendar link to download and print from home!

Love is a verb and that verb is give. For God so loved the world — HE GAVE. You only have one life — to love well.

Pick up #BeTheGIFT  — Then receive your own #BeTheGIFT printable calendar by letting us know you picked up a copy of “Be the Gift” here

Love is a verb and that verb is give. For God so loved the world — HE GAVE. You only have one life — to love well.

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

one to revisit again and again: His love comes to set you free

on repeat this week: God’s Not Done With You

[ Print’s FREE here: ]

…yeah, all those dangling ads about how to find the best bargains today, about where to look for the best clearance prices, about how to hunt down the best buys — and we’ve just been given this Gift that’s more than a miracle, a Gift that costs you nothing & will carry you through everything, the Gift that murmurs that you are safe in Him & held by Him & strengthened through Him, the Gift that‘s better than any sale you could hunt down, the Gift that makes you the richer by the sharing of it.

It’s quite a thing that there’s no great deal to hunt down or look for or seek out right now, just to seek more of His Presence, the Gift that deals you rest & grace & deepest peace.

Really wise men & women never stop looking for God —
And because your really wise God is love — He never stops looking for you.

It’s quite a thing to simply sit in the quiet today & just feel profoundly found.
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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.