Wednesday, January 8, 2014


So I haven't posted a blog post since this time last year...crazy!  That one person who reads this is probably really disappointed.  Actually, I'm just writing this post to have an official place for my 2014 Joy Dare Collection.  I'm just now getting around to getting started so I did days 1-8 today.

1 - 3 Gifts Heard
-Blessed Be Your Name by Travis Cottrell
-the hum of the washing machine

2 - A Gift Outside, Inside, On a Plate
-clear driveway and sidewalk
-turkey, muenster, roasted red peppers, pickles on rye

3 - 3 Graces You Overheard
-children's laughter
-son talking in his sleep
-children getting along

4 - A Gift Old, New, Blue
-the Word
-new cozy slippers and robe

5 - Something You're Reading, Making, Seeing
-Believing God by Beth Moore
-plans, goals, changes
-my children growing before my eyes

6 - One Thing in Your Bag, Fridge, Heart
-note from Rob from when we were dating
-growing, deepening, maturing love for Rob

7 - Graces From People You Love
-affectionate, affirming words

8 - Dusky Light, Surprising Reflection, Lovely Shadow
-winter sky
-seeing beauty in myself
-shadow of Rob and I walking side-by-side