Only the Good Stuff: Multivitamins for Your Weekend [01.23.16]
Happy, happy, happy weekend!
Some real, down in the bones JOY to celebrate today! Links & stories this week 100% guaranteed to make you smile a mile wide & believe like crazy in a Good God redeeming everything — and that there’s love everywhere & for ((you))! Serving up only the Good Stuff for you right here:
yep – you really are see it right
in the midst of blizzards — this seemed on point
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okay, so our crew of quirky kids thought this was pretty amazing
unlikely friends show up in the most unexpected places
pretty darn inspiring: homeschool children around the world sharing their world
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yeah, wasn’t expecting that: fascinating ride in the car that started it all
I’m telling you — unexpected friends are everywhere: this you gotta see
go ahead, just enjoy this view (and the ride!)
okay, sometimes things don’t go quite as planned — but we improvise for each other folks — & it just gets better: so when the scheduled singer didn’t show up?
really, you just have to start – take that next step. You can do it!
What’s on the Stack at the Farm
“Faith makes all things possible . . . love makes all things easy…
“We don’t stray away from good doctrine or truth by focusing on justice and compassion for those in the margins – rather, we find Jesus and truth in the margins.”
“We were created not for earth but for eternity. We were created not to be Liked but to show love. We were created not to draw attention to ourselves but to give glory to God. We were created not to collect followers but to follow Christ.” Pick up Struggles — or give it to your teens.
“Days shouldn’t live themselves, and this is a book about making sure they don’t.” A non-intidimidating read that breaks down how to live the most meaningful days. A gem of a little book that’s been following me around these days and inspiring good, good things.
she has an extra chromosome, a camera — and a great eye. And this is what her professional photographer dad learns from her. Really — anything is possible
this is the miracle that happens when we live hospitality
Syrian Children Experience Snow: fun in any language
people busting open their lives all over the place — and becoming heroes. Undone
this was one of the most beautiful things I read all week:
and we busted open our hearts & fell in love with this little girl this week,Lilah. Abandoned. 10 months old. Hardly 7 pounds. Belly swollen hard with starvation. Lilah needs sponsors to live, to get the special formula she needs to live — so we got to become one of her monthly sponsors — you could too? Wanna bust open your heart to real happiness right now? Our family and yours could get to do this together! Come love Lilah Lu.
Then come follow her miracle story unfolding on Instagram
oh yeah, we can do this for one another:
seriously, folks: Getting along, despite differences
So, this is us right now & it’s good & it’s hard & it’s really good:
um… wow…yeah we’re all moved by tears at this one. a really must see…
because it’s time to talk about this — we’re all going there together
( you are plugged into an IF:Local group, right? you are coming to IF, right? )
one community. ordinary people. doing extraordinary things
just be held…
… yeah, that’s what happens when you get pushed out of the shallow end.
When you find yourself in the real deep end —
that’s when you know He’s real.
So, I don’t know — maybe it’s okay to say adios to playing & splashing about in the shallow end.
Live where you can’t touch bottom — swallow God.
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.