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9 Steps to a Guaranteed Smile (Plus a Giveaway!)

Here are nine links, articles, and videos that I just had to share with you this week. Oh-- and if you scroll to the bottom, you'll see this week's giveaway. Don't miss your chance to win!

1. You.Are.Loved. Listen to this today and be changed: [Tweet this]

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2. Overflowing joy. 25 Animals Acting Silly: [Tweet this] Continue Reading...

Every year, we look forward to receiving the funniest Christmas card of the year from our friends, the Runyons. Dave, his wife Lauren, and their four kids never disappoint. They embody the idea of being more funny than wrong, though they do get close some years to being more wrong than funny and we love them for it. Just when we begin to think, "There's no way they can top that one!", they do it again the following year.

One year they created a photo card depicting A-Not-So-Silent-Night. Another year they offered wise man advice like, "don't eat yellow snow." Last year, we chuckled at their version of TLC's Sister Wives as they dressed like those in the television show.

One of my personal favorites was the year they found out Lauren was pregnant with their fourth kiddo. They reenacted a doctor’s visit in the photo with each of the kids pretending to be doctors, surgeons, and nurses, and the card said: “On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a vasectomy.” Dave's face in the photo said it all.

By the way, Dave Runyon is the co-author of The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside Your Door. And for this year's Christmas card. Drum roll please: 

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10 Links to Challenge you to #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK Today

1. This story will restore your faith in humanity: [Tweet this]

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2. Caution: This video will bring on the tears. One 10 month old cries tears of joy when his mom sings to him: [Tweet this] 

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3.  Where Has All Our Joy Gone? [Tweet this]

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How to #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK Today: 10 Links that Encourage You to Lay Hold of Wonder

1. These photos will restore hope and may even bring tears to your eyes: [Tweet this]

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2.  One young elk (yes, you read that correctly) takes his turn on the trampoline. Watch this and be filled with joy today: [Tweet this]

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Are You Looking for Joy Today? 10 Links and Videos that Just Might Do the Trick

1. Calling all women of JOY (Yep, that’s YOU). Will you consider joining me in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee or Louisville, Kentucky for Women of Joy Conferences this Spring? [Tweet this]

Learn more and register, here.

2. Oh my. This is one of those knee-slapping videos you just need to watch again and again. My dear friend wrote a review for Wonderstruck as a RAP. (Yes, you read that right). This is a must-see: [Tweet this]

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3. Your dream is never too big! One bride gets the wedding of a lifetime as Bon Jovi walks her down the aisle: [Tweet this]

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