Happy, happy, happy weekend!
Let’s not let the everyday routines numb us to the miracle of living every day! 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. Never, ever give up…there really is hope, even for us.
Serving up only the Good Stuff for you & your people right here:
because we all need a friend
kinda the best… fireflies putting on the best show for us
smiling through tears…you too?
“My graduation from medical school was one small step for me, one giant leap for fam-kind. It’s as much, if not more, a victory lap for them as it is for me. And I couldn’t be prouder of them.”
share with a friend…God is with you in the valley – you are never, ever alone
can you even?!?
This 9-year-old child genius with Asperger’s—has a higher IQ than Einstein and dreams of becoming an astronaut. Before turning 10, she has already graduated high school, is pursuing two engineering degrees in Mexico, and has been invited to study at her dream school—the University of Arizona.
breathtaking wonder we can easily overlook
Few events in nature can rival the extraordinary life cycle of a butterfly. This stunning transformation from a slow, earth-bound caterpillar to a magnificent flying insect is the epitome of mystery and wonder.
Best gift idea?! Using this Cake Stand here on the farm! This beautiful Mahogany wood tray cake stand is perfect for displaying a birthday cake or any other treat of your choice. Hand-carved, sanded, smoothed, and finished with food-safe beeswax, this cake stand is ideal! You could keep it on your kitchen counter for everyday use too — displaying muffins, cookies, or other goodies! Come and enjoy your new kitchen staple!
This cake stand is sustainably harvested wood handmade in Peten, Guatemala.
Every piece in our Grace Crafted Home collection is Fair Trade and brings dignity to the artisans who created them.
(100% of all funds not only empowers artisans around the world, but also partners with Mercy House Global to support several homes for young women and their babies in crisis pregnancies in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya)
Craft a home that embodies your values: classic beauty, heirloom quality, fair trade — Grace all around
a story 23 years in the making… tears at his perseverance
Never, ever, give up
this story is fascinating – and really makes you think
maybe we all just want to be fiercely listened to
Giddy ecstatic, undone, about the vision of Magnolia Network & Chip and Joanna, and – we’ve never even had a TV, ever, or cable or anything of the like, but I’ve never been so excited to watch a network anything quite like this, ever!
Because what is this really about? It’s creating culture. These dreamers and makers and artists are like the first gardeners, back in Eden, cultivating deep good to produce real lasting yield. Stand ovation till my hands heart – keep co-cultivating with our Maker to make GOOD, life-giving culture!
Every now and then… thank you, Beth Moore
Post of the week from these parts here:
I dare say absolutely nothing matters more than this — & this has been flat-out changing my life in ways I never would have expected:
come along for the most extraordinary views…glory
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: Joy of the Lord
Slow down and breathe today.
Let the goodness and mercy that follows you every. single. day. of. your. life. — no. matter. what. — why not slow down and see how the goodness catches up to you?
God longs to travel with you today —
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life…” Psalm 23:6
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.