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:

Photo by Simon Berger 
Photo by Simon Berger 
Photo by Zoltan Tasi

Even the cold — can move us toward a warmed heart, and God’s glory, beauty, is healing…

… and your soul needs to saturate all this beauty for a whole 60 second.

… and we all get to help each other out like this 🤣

...This is a powerful story of a father’s resilient hope and love as he walks through unimaginable challenges with his son who has committed a crime.

These tender reunions…

The 1 Sure Cure for Aloneness and Loneliness During this Christmas Holiday – (or any day)

Christ-followers do more than believe somethings are true, they trust that SomeOne is here.

Deaf high school football team nears undefeated season and moves toward championship

just something about pursuing a dream even against the odds

@boscoandhisbigstick Looking to hire this man as my personal motivator 👏 #boscoandhisbigstick #dogvideos #funnyvideos ♬ original sound – user8410852696609

… and keep cheering each other on when we’re all carrying big things #BeTheGift

…a Love Competition – the best kind

Yep, we all get to be a safe place in a hard world

A Christmas fanatic turned her office cube into an incredible life-size gingerbread house to amuse her colleagues.

Yes Deck the Halls!

Post of the week from These Parts: How to Hope When it is Hard.. this, this, this!


…oh is this welcoming the stranger!

Couple new to US invited to Thanksgiving dinner by more than 200 stranger

dad pranks mom with hilarious edited pics…it’s good to keep a sense of humor!

puppy therapy for huge smiles!

It is not snowy or cold everywhere

Our favorite advent family heirloom

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

…never too young to encourage others! Kid’s adorable speech leads hockey team to victory 

Oh come all ye faithful…

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

[ Print’s FREE here: ]

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.