Category: Challenges

Something Old, New & A Re-Do

Today’s February Joy Dare was to find a gift nearly worn out, a gift new, a gift made-do.  The Joy Dare’s really help me to see God in the small things of life and to appreciate the many gifts that are around me. A gift worn out – my old black T-shirt that I wore today. …

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Joy In The Outside

The February Joy Dare earlier this week was to find gifts in three things outside.  Easy peasy, I thought.  And it was.  I found more than three gifts, which made up for the day I couldn’t find three gifts when bent over(!). The brilliance of the full moon shining into the skylights in the early hours of…

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Paper, Person, Picture

Today’s January Joy Dare was to find a gift on paper, in a person, and in a picture.  One of the things I enjoy about the Joy Dare is finding God’s gifts in the small things of life. Gifts in a person and in a picture turned out to be the same event.  One of the young women who…

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Gifts On The Hours

The January Joy Dare for today called for observation of gifts before 9 am, noon, and after dark.  I’ve always enjoyed activities that call for a remembrance on the hour, whether praying a short prayer every sixty minutes to the opening the small gifts of cheering up from my sister to books that give inspirations…

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Joy in Blue Things

Today’s January Joy Dare is to find joy in three blue things.  As with the three yellow mercies, I had to think that over a while. Blue sky – that one was easy!  It’s easier to be cheerful when the sky is blue.  When I’m cheerful, it’s easier to be hopeful, encouraged, productive, joyful and grateful.…

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