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:

no one takes photos quite like she does

so we circled ’round this little guy – hoping he’ll bring a smile to you too?!

wait, what? 42,000 pieces!?!

Alvaro Serey/Cayman Compass

when their business shut down during the pandemic – amazing new doors opened when they started volunteering their time to help others in need

what a story here… what can we go do?!?

believe it: God is always, always in the details

thank you, The John 10:10 Project

Sometimes it can be easy to overreact or jump to conclusions when our kids do things we don’t like or understand…

but there can be a better way:

Reaching Your Child’s Heart by Joining Their Dance

FULL STOP here: a beautiful story of faith and grit and determination…

A young man with cerebral palsy (Johnny Agar) wrote The Impossible Mile: The Power in Living Life One Step at a Time with his mom:

doctors said: he’ll never walk or talk and he has completely defied the odds – he walked a mile in a local church 5K and that led to him and his dad completing an IRONMAN. Inspiring!

Ted Lasso, Mr. Rogers, and Christian Leaders in an Unhinged World

so who knew? What conductors are really doing up there

Seen but Not Known:

How Ben Higgins survived the disconnected world of reality-television fame and is now helping others experience real-life connections

a goal that was destined to fail – but thanks to the kindness of strangers? this happened!

A few times a year, I leave the warmth of these home fires and these seven hearts I love deep, and gather with the Body to meet Him.

It’s our quiet offering and privilege, to come with you, and simply, humbly, go before Him…

it would be a grace to meet you at one of these upcoming events!

what a story she has… and she shares some powerful words here for all of us

sharing from here on the farm: check here to be encouraged to keep company with Jesus

This and so much more at The Keeping Company

glory, glory, glory

Whatever your week ahead holds, this simple practice can have profound results and may be just what your soul needs:

How to Pray with the Bible

an incredible life-saving story right here… please don’t miss this

What I Want To Be: 10 Kids With Big Dreams

Beyond grateful for the life saving work of Compassion International

Amen: My God is Still The Same

it was a joy to be a part of The Stetzer Churchleaders Podcast:

What We Are Missing in God’s Vision for Hospitality

yes, yes, YES!CeCe Winans, Lisa Harper: The Heart of Prayer 

never, ever give up

So in a culture that boasts of personal accomplishment and success, strength and power, it’s an utter relief to live this better way, a way to true strength and power, found in the most unlikely of places —

How Weakness is the only Way

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 invitation 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

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It’s going to be okay today — promise. 

Nothing is a surprise To God.
Nothing is a problem For God.
Nothing is a mistake By God.
Anything is possible With God. 

[excerpted from our little Facebook family … come join us each day?]

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.