Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [02.15.20]

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:

Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker 

because sometimes you just long for a very long quiet walk…

wide-eyed at this one: Mudskippers: The Fish That Walk on Land

Want to Fall in Love All Over Again?

All the practical tools, keys and real-life secrets right here:


Marriage is for the wounded brave who keep battling toward each other —

instead of battling with each other

Let’s take these small, doable steps and do this together:

Your marriage is worth it.

Each day, for the next 5 days, I’ll email you a doable, practical tool that will not only give you a fresh vision for your marriage, but move your heart toward your partnerand falling in love all over again.  

This is for a limited time! Sign ups end Sunday Midnight EST! Share with a friend!

Because life’s too short to miss out on being in a relationship where you are consciously being fully seen, truly known, deeply safe.   


so many tears at this… a jaw dropping story

go hug the ones you love

A Couple’s Final Words to Each Other Accidentally Recorded

so this upcoming 4,000-Mile Trail? Will Let People Bike Across The U.S. on One Path!

so they’re sharing their secrets for longevity

as they celebrate their 80th Valentine’s Day as a married couple

come to a village where everyone skis

these stories prove that age is just a number

“My feeling at age 92 is that I’m just so happy to be alive and my prayer every day is ‘Thank you God for letting me be alive and enjoy life…’ ”

where I’ll be in the months ahead, Lord willing. It would be a grace to meet you…

so yeah, we gathered ’round this one – maybe you too?

standing ovation at this idea: Free student store at this high school addresses a growing need

#BeTheGift #TheBrokenWay

amazed right here: Businessman who surprised students with free tuition says don’t call it a “gift”

How Do I Let Go of Anger over Past Wrongs?

exhale: glory, glory, glory

Do you struggle to pray? Do you ever wonder if God is listening?

When things aren’t okay, I honestly don’t know a wiser, more life-giving, Jesus-clinging guide than Sheila Walsh…

When You Need to Hear That you are Not Alone

words of truth: John Piper reads Romans 8

YES: a program designed to give people struggling with additions a 2nd chance

“There’s clinical evidence that when people apply their hands to a task that demands concentration, it actually begins to re-wire the brain. We think of it more as a hedge against recidivism.”

tears… deeply moved at this

never, ever, give up

there is a difference between where you’ve been, what you’ve done and what has happened to you…

don’t miss these powerful truths here

Post of the week from these parts here:

… so now’s kinda a good week to know it in your bones: Everyone always marry wrong.

And this could be the most romantic thing of all (and honestly?

The gift you really want this week? Is our free e-series on How to Fall in Love all Over Again. Your heart is worth it:

How Real People Make (Real) Love

a thousand thank yous, Compassion International

Books for Soul Healing:

One Thousand Gifts 

Joy is actually possible, right where you are.

Take the dare to discover: Life is not an emergencyLife is a GIFT.
Life is too short to do anything but truly savor it — to count all the ways you truly loved.


The Broken Way 

What if Brokenness is the Path into the Abundant Life?
You don’t have to be afraid of broken things — because Christ is redeeming everything.
There’s no other authentic way forward — but a broken way — right into a profoundly abundant life.


The Way of Abundance 

Journey into a deeply meaningful life with this devotional and take sixty steps from heart-weary brokenness to Christ-focused abundance. The Way of Abundance — is the way forward every heart needs.


Be The Gift 

Be the Gift is a tender intivation into the next step of deeper transformation, less stress, more joy and abundantly more peace & purpose. You only get one life to love well…to Be The Gift.

Come Thou Fount

February is here!

Maybe in this new month, 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

on repeat this week: There is Good News

[ Print’s FREE here: ]

…so life has a million question marks — but you always have One Certainty:

You can be certain that God’s good work in you never stops, even when things look difficult.

You may be bone tired, but God never stops working tirelessly to make your soul a masterpiece.

“And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is finally finished” … Philippians 1:6 (NLT)

Yep, you can count on it: everything little thing is going to be okay — because God is working good through every little thing. You are perfectly loved. It’s already more than okay — Jesus has got you.

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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.