Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [10.10.20]

Happy, happy, happy weekend! 
Some real, down in the bones JOY to celebrate today! Links & stories 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:

she captures our world like no one else I know

because we all need a friend

A big-hearted dad in Lemoore, California, wants every child in his community to have their own work station

‘I’ve gotten thousands of messages:’ he builds desks for students who need them

you’ve got to come meet her: a diver known as the ‘mother of sharks’

what an adventure!

Couple welcomes quadruplets – just months after adopting 4 siblings!

yes, what she says: let’s be kind and practice compassion

inspiring: She raised $85,000 for Covid-19 relief by climbing all 58 of Colorado’s 14,000 feet peaks

this one is just too good to miss: Be a Point of Light

just too beautiful not to share with you

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!

Pick up Be The GIFT: Then receive your own BeTheGift printable calendar by letting us know you picked up a copy of “Be the Gift” here

one of the very best presents

30+ Times? Look who keeps ruining her group family photos

a tender story of hard work, love, and sacrifice

20 Photos That Capture How Awesome Children Are

Amen and amen, wake us up, Lord: I’m Sorry (a lament)

the love of a community for a mother who has a child with special needs? many tears here watching this one…

When the road you’re walking is suddenly broken, when pain and darkness surround you, when unanswered questions and feelings of helplessness fill your heart…what are you compelled to do?This story of beauty shines hope into the broken places today:

From Broken to Beautiful: when you need to believe there’s a plan for your pain

just so love the hearts of these women right here…such life-changing words

Be Careful with Your Time… thank you, Rick Warren

yes, yes, yes: God still loves you

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: No One Ever Cared For Me Like Jesus

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It may not feel like it, but please believe it:
You were made for this — Lean Hard into Him — then Do Hard Things.
Weak is the “new” strong.

So be surrendered strong — because Your Savior is strong enough to do anything.

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”
Isaiah 40:29

God’s call, 
done only by God’s grace, 
will never run out of God’s strength. 

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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.