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:
so much love right here…who can we go love today?
Only 1% Of Students Know This Secret: How To Study More Effectively For Exams In College
because we all need a friend to calm us down and remind us to breathe
at 102?!? she’s checked this adventure off her bucket list
Read Aloud: The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How… good info
so who knew?! Clocks around the world: how other languages tell time
Praying the Scriptures for Your Children: 20th Anniversary Edition teaches you how and what to pray for your child(ren) in the following areas: faith, character, safety, relationships, and the future.
In this expanded edition celebrating the twentieth anniversary of a modern classic, you will discover how using the Bible to shape your desires and requests opens the door to God’s provision — and frees us from things like worry and fear in our parenting!
Life is too short and eternity is too long to live it without God
Wild days, 2020— but this has turned out to be truer than ever:
Giving thanks isn’t a pollyanna game — but a powerhouse game-changer.
You all in? Ready to wake up to real living through a brutally hard year?
AND (!!!!), when you sign up? You’ll get FREE access to all 5 teaching videos, plus beautiful printables, gratitude notes, and other goodies!
You don’t want to miss this!
2020 needs to finish strong & with a whole lot of joy & thanks to the Giver Himself!
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Regardless of what today looks like, you can remain confident in his good plan for your life. He knows your name, he knows your giftedness, and he knows your potential. He sees your faithfulness in serving him, even when no one else does. So if you’re feeling forgotten, forsaken, or overlooked, remember this: God sees you. He knows you, and in his perfect timing, he will promote you to the position he has for you. “For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.” -Psalm 75:6-7 Catch the full message on @tbn tonight – christinecaine.com/tv
God will never forget where He’s placed you…
must read over at Christianity Today: Good News: Tomorrow We Die: Why dwelling on our mortality may be good for us
exhale: glory, glory, glory
Teacher Eric Hale talks about what it was like growing up with trauma, and how he has channeled that into his work as an elementary school teacher
How to prepare to rest on your Sabbath…. so needed and so good, don’t miss!
because it’s what you’re supposed to do… hard-wired for kindness
Post of the week from these parts here:
Hey, I’m with you: it is kinda a deafening war of words out there — and this is literally changing everything for me & giving me a practical way to get through loud days like these:
Let these words sink in: How Deep The Father’s Love For Us
Books for Soul Healing:
Joy is actually possible, right where you are.
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.
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.
on repeat this week: In Christ Alone
Yeah, so Monday can get itself all in a wad that this week’s gotta be killer amazing if you’re going to survive the pounding surf of everything coming at you —
So let’s just go ahead & kill that little notion right now.
You don’t have to get it all perfect & nail it — Jesus already took the nails & finished it, so perfect’s been done & *He’s handed His perfect over to you.*
So — what if we all just forget right now about being Perfectionist Enablers & instead were Presence Enjoyers?
Presence Enjoyers of God,
Presence Enjoyers of People,
Presence Enjoyers of His ridiculous gift of Now, Today!
Yeah, we’re all over Enabling Perfectionism. Because where real life is at? Enjoying Presence.
Because, bottom line:
Perfectionism isn’t a fruit of the Spirit —
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.