Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [08.15.20]

This weekend? Feels like we are walking into new hope, new change, new possibility! 
Some real hope in these days — for us all to the real, sustained, needed work & more of the real Kingdom of God to come into a hurting world. 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:

we love to tag along as he adventures around our world

good stewards of the land… and the animals too … must come see!

because we can always be kind


because sometimes we all need a lift now and then

must come check these out! which one is your favorite?!

he opened a sanctuary for abused farm animals and says:

‘You can’t be depressed here’

they’re coming back! could not love them more

25+ Clever and Creative Back to School Supplies to Let Your Personal Style Shine

Viola Davis shares her story – how owning her difficult past helped her to move forward share with a friend?

how this family met and helped a young boy living in povertyno words

anyone else wanna stay here someday? wow…

never, ever give up

after multiple rejections, Franklin, now 84, successfully defended his thesis earlier this year and earned his master’s degree this past May.

“I’m not angry about it. I’ve never felt angry about it. Life goes on. Nothing’s perfect in this world…” 

He’s blind and has autism…tears at this one

How did life on Earth begin? Let’s explore the evidence

thank you, John 10:10 Project

Brokenhearted Boldness: A Christian Alternative to Outrage Culture

grateful for researchers and new findings

just, so so beautiful

Come meet me in our farm orchard today!?!

Join us for IF:Lead online all day!

Today is the day! We can’t wait to encounter Jesus with you and find real hope for this season! It’s going to be holy, helpful, and hopeful.

It’d be a grace to have you to pull together a few friends in your living room as we embrace the tension with this sisterhood of women God has given us called IF:Gathering. We do not want you to miss it! And yes, this is for you. Whether you lead toddlers or are a CEO of a company or lead a small Bible study in your dorm room. You lead!

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a woman’s worth…never, ever forget

stories like these never get old… #BeTheGift #TheBrokenWay

Are you sure You died for me?

Clint Gresham shares some powerful words on anxiety, depression, and mental healthdon’t miss this

Post of the week from these parts here

Honestly? Growing older can feel — hard.Can I tell you the secret about feeling actually lucky about your age? For real:

The Real Secret to Aging Well & How to Feel the Luckiest About Growing Older Into a Deeply Meaningful Life

glory, glory, glory

August 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

What in the actual world?!?!
This is kind out of this world:


God showed up with an invitation to be His hands in Beirut,
& you each showed up with a faithful yes — 
And a mighty movement of God raised: 

WHOA!!!! Jesus in you takes my breath away 

Thank you, thank you, 

God showed off 
more of His lovingkindness 
through you showing up!

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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 are truly loved.

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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.

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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.

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Be The Gift

Be the Gift is a tender invitation 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: Alive and Breathing

[ Print’s FREE here: ]

Maybe we just need to hear it & remember in the midst of all the noise and a new week coming:

What was intended to tear you apart — God intends it to set you apart. What has torn you — God makes a thin place to see glory. The places where you’re torn to pieces can be thin places where you touch the peace of God.

God is never absent, never impotent, never distant. You can never be undone. No matter what intends to harm you? God’s arms have you. You cannot be undone.

And we could feel it right now — His everlasting arms underneath of us…and all the people say their brave Amen.

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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.