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:


Lake of ice by Cristiano Vendramin, Italy
Shelter from the rain by Ashleigh McCord, USA
Hope in a burned plantation by Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada

The eagle and the bear by Jeroen Hoekendijk, The Netherland
Dancing in the snow by Qiang Guo, China

Celebrating God’s amazing creatures and the creative gifting He has given to these photography artists.

These five pictures are winners from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest, developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London


…. deep breath this weekend! It’s all in the timing!


How to love your neighbor? Sometimes it’s just a simple act of kindness #BETHEGIFT

A UPS driver found that out and the blessing was his.


…a love like this, after 64 years — old love the most beautiful love of all


When You Feel Small, Look to the Cosmos and the Cross

a powerful reflection by Philip Yancey


dedication, determination, partnership, camaraderie, love! You are on the Way!


… beautiful! creating memories and loving and teaching!


A new podcast with some of my favorite people. Subscribe to FAITHFUL Podcast and listen in to conversations between these spectacular women discussing living out God’s Word

Check out FAITHFUL here


Time-lapse camera over this beautiful, painful, God-loved planet


…inspiration to SOAR this weekend! 19-year-old woman flies solo around the world!


…okay, maybe– the baby Winter Olympics are way cuter ❤️


… isn’t this a tender picture of love?!


so… a banjo player serenades a Fox – and look at this! He comes back for more!


This beautiful building, dedicated to God’s worship, a place I have had deep experience of his holiness,

coming back to life


Every prayer today is a seed for tomorrow
Keep praying, keep praying


These wooden hands are a one of a kind way to display reminders of words of Hope, or reminders for prayer.

This and so much more at The Keeping Company

They are also a great compliment to the free cards

from the WayFarer Art Collection available with your pre-order of WayMaker!


Post of the Week from these Parts: I had the direction of love all wrong

The love you’re looking for is really found in the last place you’d look…

... your weekend really needs this


How Real People Make Real Honest Love:

If you’re kinda scared about all things love (especially this weekend) START HERE

….Kindle your heart & your weekend with this one


Fire up some tender romance this weekend?

The Farmer and I are sharing, in Episode 2 of our 6 part video series,

The Way Through with the Voskamp Family

more of our story, the good, the hard, and 5 Secrets to Falling in Love Again!

Get Episode 2 in your inbox today perfect watch for Valentine’s weekend! — with a preorder of my next book WayMaker, Finding the Way to the Life You Always Dreamed Of — and we will get not only the whole 6 part video series into your hands, but more than $75 worth of free gifts!

$75 of Free Gifts When You Pre-Order WayMaker

Can we send you all of this

with your pre-Order of my next book, WayMaker: Finding the Way to the Life You Always Dreamed Of


You’ve seen this, right? It’s one of the most powerful things the Farmer has ever said to me — EVER.

Tear up every time. This moment in time — totally changed our lives.
(From Episode 1 of our family Vlog — we’d love to send the whole series to you!)


A Free Valentine’s Printable for you from the WayMaker Art Collection, with an order of WayMaker


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.