Daily reminders of God's grace and goodness:
~ My most favorite coffee shop...and it's coffee.
~ ...And it'sThai Chicken lunch of deliciousness...
~ My whites getting sunbleached for days on end...reminders of my lazyness.
~ My corn waving tall and proud. It makes me happy.
~ Little boy haircuts that instantly make them look years older.
~ Our new swing made by Daddy.
~ Late night work conversations.
~ Fresh perspective.
~ Being humbled...watching God move in spite of me.
~ Kittens napping in my towel basket.
~ Whiskers in the sunlight.
~ Little boys eating garden cucumbers.
~ Pumpkins growing ... waiting for the orange.
~ Adventures at the bog.
~ Oh so sloooowly beginning the potty training of boy #3.
~ Lessons learning with Kev...and tracking together.
~ Early morning runs - soul soothing.
~ Intentional time at the kitchen table...my favorite spot in the house.
~ Garden meals.
~ Dad's very last piece of fudge.
~ Cribbage and coffee with Kev each morning.
~ Bread rising on the counter.
~ My co-workers giving much appreciated admiration.
~ Fall-like mornings turning into summer-like days and back to Fall-like evenings.
~ Shelves filling back up once again.
~ Gifts for sharing...food for eating.
~ Humble hearts, healing words, and honest conversations.
My three crazy Boy Joys...
And thus, my Joy Journey continues...
"To receive God's gifts, to live exalted and joy filled, isn't a function of straining higher, harder, doing more, carrying long the burden of the super-Pharisees or ultra-saints. Receiving God's gifts is a gentle, simple movement of stooper lower." ~ Ann Voskamp
"The feeling of joy begins in the action of thanksgiving......."