Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [05.09.20]

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 

so we’ve been told? These guys are all less than one inch big…

what a glorious God of the details!

This Mother’s Day thank the women who have loved, mentored, and mothered you

Bethany Hope 
Bethany Hope 
Bethany Hope 

can you even?!? Happy, happy Mother’s Day

You’re invited to reminisce with us this Mother’s Day!

Mothers of every kind – physical or spiritual – influenced you, believed in you, prayed for you, and taught you about God and Scripture. Honor your mother’s legacy by giving the gift of hope to others through Scripture in their heart language.

love this idea…Visit Seed Company here: to give a gift in her honor!

This Mother’s Day Get What You Really Want for Free:

A Truckload of Grace, A House of Prayer, a 10 Point Parenting Manifesto

All Three Free Gifts have profoundly impacted my 25 years of parenting — so I just really wanted to wrap it all up & give to ((YOU)) as a free gift from my mama heart to your brave one — or for your own mother — a deeply meaningful gift that you don’t have to go out anywhere for, or spend any money on — kinda perfect in strange days like these — and it’s exactly what every mama want the very most: a 10 Point Parenting Manifest for JOY (regardless the age of your kids), everything you need to literally make your house into a house of prayer (especially needed in days like these) — and a printable that gives every mama what she wants most: a Truckload of Grace.

What you really want most this Mother’s Day

Click Here for all you need for  the (FREE!) perfect way to Disappointment-Proof this Mother’s Day

she shares some really good words here

How woke do you really want to be? Do you really want some 20/20 vision this year?

Love God. Love People.

“Jesus said, “The first in importance is, ‘LISTEN, Israel: The Lord your God is one; so love the Lord God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence and energy.’ And here is the second: ‘Love others as well as you love yourself.’ There is no other commandment that ranks with these.””
‭‭Mark‬ ‭12:29-31‬ ‭MSG‬‬

Turns out? All our homes tell a story.⁠

Every blanket, every spoon, every plate, in every home — began somewhere in the world, was made by someone in the world, and somehow changed a bit of the world —⁠
for better or worse.⁠

And the welcome mats under our feet, the steaming mugs in our hands, the full bowls on our tables, could all tell a grace story — a story of fair trade, a story of life change, a story of saving, Gospel grace.⁠ 

And THESE DAYS at home?⁠ Maybe these days at home require a little extra GRACE?

 Wherever there is a place of Grace — we find more of Home. Come see.⁠

a message of Hope

I’m Dying: Lore Ferguson Wilbert shares some really profound words here

there is peace…even in the storm

Avery Sass

Compassion Graduate: From Shoeshiner to National Director… YES: amazed at this!

Dear Mom… (don’t miss)

I will wait for you

so yeah, tears here: I’ll Love You Forever

a story of the power of music… 

Kinda strange, hard days to be raising kids. What does hope look like? Hope for them, hope for you, hope for us all — that we can change, that we can do hard things, that together, we can rise!

Because there’s no giving up, but here’s how to keep giving it our all:

Parents Who Want to Give Up: how to raise up kids even when you want to give up

Why Do Greetings Matter? Philippians 4:21-23

Favorite Home Dress: Tribe Alive

Post of the week from these parts here

You don’t even know how to say how tender Mother’s Day is for you. Yeah, you are so not alone & I just really wanted to give you everything you need to disappointment-proof Mother’s Day, give you everything you need to know about mothering,

right here, for you:

How to 100% Disappointment-Proof Mother’s Day:

Get Everything You Want for Mother’s Day & Get Everything You Need To Know About Mothering

More than Enough

This month. May. What is needed now more than ever?

That we be the hands and feet of Jesus for each other, that we help be what each other needs, that we #ShowUpNow for each other, that we #BeTheGift to each other.

Because actual lives depend on it.

Right now, we all desperately need to be the gift to each other. To stand together in solidarity—FOR each other—knowing that an act of kindness, giving it forward, can be more powerful than the spread of any pandemic, more powerful sword in starting movements that move us all toward Love.

Dare with us? Let’s spread kindness, start a bit of a movement, a giving, generous, caring, broken and given and transforming revolution that turns things around.

Could there be a more beautiful way to live your one life in times like these?

Easy, doable ideas for the whole family to Give It Forward Today, even in the midst of COVID 19—to be the G.I.F.T.

Download the Free COVID-FRIENDLY #BeTheGift Calendar under “Free Tools” here:

AND CHECK OUT SHOWUPNOW right now — to bring new hope to this new month!

thankful for the scars…

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.

On Repeat this Week: Mighty To Save

[ Print’s FREE here: ]

It’s okay. Slow down & breathe.
Let the goodness & mercy that follows you every. single. day. of. your. life. — no. matter. what. — catch up & overtake you today.

“Surely goodness & mercy shall follow me
ALL the days of my life” Psalm 23:6

*When we feel how His goodness overtakes us,
nothing can overwhelm us.*

Just that today: Slow down & see how His goodness catches up to you.
And then let Him take your hand.

Don’t simply follow your heart —
but follow a Light so lovely that it will ignite your heart.


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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.