My journey to joy via gratitude. Looking for both ordinary and extraordinary gifts every day.
This blog is my response to The Joy Dare by Ann Voskamp, author of the book "One Thousand Gifts". Every day (hopefully) I will be recording three things that bring me joy, three gifts from God, three things that I am grateful for.
a beautiful sunrise, only seen because I committed to be at the gym this morning
the delicate, old fashioned ring of my grandmother's that I wear on my right hand, a gift from her parents on her sixteenth birthday
God's prayer bowl. The four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. Revelation 5:8
my house this afternoon, enabling me to get some long procrastinated tasks done
the sun, glowing yellow and orange, as it slipped beyond the horizon
my Savior, despite being falsely accused--oh, that I would learn from him to tame my tongue. He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was
led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is
silent, so he did not open his mouth. Isaiah 53:7