all the tears… the love of family
What Will Happen to Your Body If You Walk Every Day
an update on this beautiful story: A son fulfilled his mother’s dream, one cheesesteak at a time.
highly recommend The Chronicles of Narnia! a family favorite here!
Sharing the Challenges and Joys That Disability Can Bring to a Marriage
When Tracey met Mike nearly 2 decades ago, she told him, “I use a wheelchair to get around, but I don’t let that get me down!” And these words have rung true for them as a couple over 13 years of marriage! Relying on each other for different needs, they are a true team. And although their marriage has challenges, there is also joy! Come here their story!
you’ve got to meet her: this ER nurse is helping care for hospital patients both on and off the clock
“There’s something therapeutic about the human touch… human talking, human touching, it’s that connection that we’re all hard-wired for.”
never, ever forget it: He Sees You
on letting kids be kids…
could not love her more: Having Polio Was a Privilege, Not a Punishment
“How a passage in John’s gospel transformed my perspective on God and suffering“
at 10 years old? Come see what he’s doing…
“Kindness is a virtue we can all possess. If we are willing to…so why not start today. Because right now, it’s what we need more than ever.”
pausing and pondering: Francis Chan and the manifestation of the Spirit of GOD
Learning to Trust the Speed of God
glory, glory, glory
“Whatever you do, do everything…giving thanks” Col. 3:1
God’s will is for us to give thanks in all things…because this is how God knows we can live through anything.
All the research concludes that if you write down just 3 things you’re grateful for every day, you increase your happiness by 25%! Who doesn’t want that?! And giving thanks in all things is a God-command for our joy. Let’s do it!
Take the Joy Dare (3 prompts a day to find 3 gifts) – and hang it on the fridge for the whole family to take the #JOYDARE too! Scavenger hunt for God’s glory!
Print the month of August Joy Dare, and the entire year of Joy Dares, right here:
And pick up a copy of the new 10th anniversary edition of One Thousand Gifts, and count all the ways He loves you, & fall in love with Him all over again! AND, when you do, you get an entire FREE Joy Tool Kit which includes 5 exclusive printables: a “How to Always Find Joy” Frameable, a Daily Joy Map & Planner, a Family Gratitude Gift Jar kit, a 12-Month Joy Calendar, and a Daily Joy Compass. Click here to learn how you can get yours today!
YES: With God, Impossible is Possible… thank you, Christine Caine
to encourage you…Praising God in the Pit
so good! Can you Relate?
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: No One Cared For Me Like Jesus
It’s a good day to be alive,
it’s a good day to begin again,
it’s a good day to believe & hope & love & trust
that you are safe & all is always well
because you are always held.
It’s a good day to just, no matter what comes:
Let joy live loud in your soul!
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.