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:
The Gift of Time: because sometimes we just need a little reminder…
we couldn’t stop watching this one! because we all need a friend to snuggle
Choose gifts that share God’s comfort and joy this Christmas season!
Your Christmas gift can make a difference for people around the world. There’s something for everyone, from gardens to goats in the MCC Christmas Giving Guide! Choose gifts that bring comfort and joy this Christmas.
…in all kinds of crazy ways, pandemic or not… the show figures out a way to go on…
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?
2020 needs to finish strong & with a whole lot of joy & thanks to the Giver Himself!
let’s do this! Give a Little Love
just – really beautifully written – one to read again and again
An Act of Sacrifice – maybe like no other?
Throughout history, ordinary people have believe the scripture to be so important, they gave up their time, their liberty, and even their lives to ensure its faithful translation from culture to culture, generation to generation.
amazed: come see how one of his ears was made with a little extra love…
You’ve had quite the year — no kidding, & you’re not alone.
What you need? Is to lighten the load this Christmas. What you honestly need is really this, because?
We all have one job & ONE JOB ONLY at the end of 2020 — AND I COULDN’T BE MORE EXCITED TO THROW YOU THIS LIFELINE THAT WE’VE BEEN KEEPING A SECRET (!!!) Because at the end of the longest, most painful year, who doesn’t need this gorgeous new tradition (!!) — that LIGHTENS THE LOAD — and gives us the longest, most BEAUTIFUL Christmas:
perhaps oldest active pilot in the world?
just too beautiful not to share with you…
paying respect to those who worked tirelessly before us
Nineteen-year-old Grace may have been born without three of her limbs, but she chooses to live without limits. “My motto is that disability is not inability. With God, all things are possible.”
Aged love might be the purest love of all…
incredible stories of redemption never get old
train ride today, anyone?!?
Paul’s blessed assurance came with three glances: the glance downward, the glance backward, and the glance forward
on repeat this week: Hymn of the Ages
So, it’s kinda wild trying to figure out how to navigate the wilderness that is 2020…
But even now, especially now, there really is a way through, a current of hope that can run through everything:
How Prayer Opens the Eyes of Our Hearts: Ephesians 1:17–19
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.
Oh, Weary Soul… it’s okay already.
When you are in over your head, God’s arms come under you.
“Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you.
I’ve called your name.
When you’re in over your head,
I’ll be there with you.
When you’re in rough waters,
you will not go down.
When you’re between a rock and a hard place,
it won’t be a dead end—
Because I am God, your personal God…your Savior.”
Isaiah 43:1-4 MSG
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.