five on Friday

“As long as matters are really hopeful, hope is a mere flattery or platitude; it is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength. Like all the Christian virtues, it is as unreasonable as it is indispensable.” G. K. Chesterton

1 Natural adventures. None of this Disney hype. A great family perspective here. 
2 Vancouver’s beautiful response to homelessness. It’s engaging and positive.
3 “Adventure and freedom lie on the other side of pain.” Donald Miller’s take on this…… 
“I am…..” A compelling picture of a Vicar’s life from Kevin Lewis.
5 Ten things that should never happen in church……but do! Giggles here…..