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:

Hallstat, Austria Photo by Sebastian Pichler
Seydisfjordu, Iceland Photo by Sveinn Birkir Björnsson
Interlaken, Switzerland Photo by Bao Menglong 

… just take a long, lingering moment — and let the blanketing white of His amazing grace still your soul to know that He is God so all will be well

…everyone needs an encourager like this!

… God showing off again

How simple things like a mosquito net or a goat can help you celebrate the true meaning of the Christmas season by sharing God’s love with our neighbours around the world.

…puppy protection...

How to Make Real Peace with the Way Things Are

Peace isn’t matter of circumstances — it is a matter of focus. Singleminded centering on Christ gives a singular peace

This baby in a cup of hot cocoa is keeping things sweet on Christmas

connecting with family is so precious…surprises are extra sweet

… Rudolph is ready to go

oh the woolies…

Worth watching again. I’m not choked up, you are!

She’s 100, and celebrated her birthday with her two older sisters. Key to a long life? ‘Keep going’!

Post of the week from These Parts: How to End All Christmas Anxiety: Start Here

All God’s creatures…all *walks* of life!

The Church doesn’t have an address because the Church is alive!  

Oh! The craftsmanship and the delicious, chocolatey artistry!


Our favorite advent family heirloom

This and so much more at The Keeping Company to move us to keep company with Jesus

Photo by Brigitte Tohm

Sit down with a cup of something warm and remember…He is coming and He is already here.

Light of the world
Crown in a manger
Born for the cross
To suffer, to save

How to Have the Greatest Christmas…

Advent starts in 3-2-1 — this weekend!

3 Award-Winning books for the Whole Family this Christmas
The Greatest Gift (adult edition): Best Devotional of the Year, 2014, Christian Retailing 2014
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift (Family Edition): Best Inspirational Book of the Year, CBA, 2016 
 The Wonder of the Greatest Gift: Best Devotional & Gift Book of the Year, CBA, 2019,

(pop-up edition with your own 14 inch tree, 25 days of readings, 25 day advent flap calendar, hiding all 25 Biblically inspired ornaments! For any age

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.