January’s Joy Dare: Week 4 {1000 Gifts in 2012}

“And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving,
and tell of His deeds in songs of joy!”

{Psalm 107:22} 

My fourth week of the Joy Dare…closing in on 1200 gifts. He’s too good!

23. January 23 | 3 gifts found in Christ
1169. pardon
1170. peace
1171. guidance

24. January 24 | 3 things blue
1172. my 1000 gifts journal, a gift in itself from the sweet rings

1173. my new piccolo alumni hoodie arriving in the mail
1174. blue skies…smilin’ at me!
1175. (a fourth blue thing): conviction by a mug

25. January 25 | one grace borrowed, one grace found, one grace inherited
1176. patience for kids class on patience…not just borrowed, but given freely by the Spirit
1177. my house keys in the yard yesterday

1178. my mema’s crying when she laughs

26. January 26 | a gift before nine am, gift before noon, a gift after dark
1179. wearing a new fun on-sale top
1180. listening to all kinds of music at work {andrew peterson, nat king cole, bluegrassy david crowder, west side story, chris rice, stravinsky, sanctus real, and drum corps…just to name a few}
1181. playing with blocks with jack henry

27. January 27 | 3 gifts that might never have been
1182. an uncontrollable laughing spell
1183. wearing red to a basketball game
1184. a smile from the cranky, calloused postal worker

28. January 28 | 3 graces found in your friends
1185. an old encouraging card found
1186. laughs at josie’s with woodwinds. tumblrs are legit.
1187. smh-ing :o)

Woodwind brunch at Josie's...emphasis on the "wind." It was a blustery day! Love them.

29. January 29 | a song heard, a soft word, where you saw light
1188. because He lives
1189. {hard eucharisteo} is this right?
1190. light of the Gospel going forth into dark hearts
1191. meeting the Vejendlas, sweet missionaries to India, and seeing the sovereignty of God at work during our afternoon!

The Vejendlas with my family

The Vejendlas with our Nepali Friends





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