Joy Dare: {Week 5 – #91-111}

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 Joy Dare – Week 5

“Joy’s a function of gratitude.  And gratitude’s a function of perspective.  Counting gifts changes my perspective — & my LIFE.” – Ann Voskamp.

91.  Chocolate smiles.
92.  A heart overwhelmed by His grace.
93.  A successful fist semester of part-time homeschooling.
94.  Being more aware of the choices I am making.
95.  Blog friends who consistently encourage and love.
96.  Tickle fun.
97.  More wedding shopping with my beautiful daughter.
98.  That His love is written on my heart.
99.  That His words are the only thing that comfort my weary soul.
100.  That when I praise Him, everything else fades away.
101.  A husband who loves to fold laundry.
102.  That I have a house to clean.
103.  That worship changes the atmosphere.
104.  That prayer releases heaven on earth.
105.  That by His stripes I am healed!
106.  That He sent His Word and healed our disease.
107.  That although I cannot see, the promise is still there, and it’s still a promise.
108.  Unusually warm weather.
109.  Sugar-Free Mochas!
110.  Beautiful evening skies.
111.  That He chose me and still chooses me!

I am linking up with Ann over at A Holy Experience today as we count our gifts to 1000 and beyond!  Will you join me there?  Or simply leave a comment below and tell me three things you are thankful for today!

16 thoughts on “Joy Dare: {Week 5 – #91-111}”

  1. Carrie says:

    I love that my husband does laundry too.  And he took half the kids grocery shopping when I became sick!  Helps me tremendously.  BTW, I love your word for 2012!

    1. Barbie says:

      I can’t imagine my husband taking all my kiddos to the store, well when they were smaller. But he does the laundry wonderfully! Thank you Carrie for stopping by today!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I love your list Barbie – I really think we could be good friends.  🙂    I especially like #100, 103, and 111. 

    Many blessings sweet friend!

    1. Barbie says:

      Oh yes, we could definately be good friends. Maybe one day God will allow us to meet IRL!

  3. Kerri Smith says:

    I always love reading your lists!
    Tickle fun….love it…shared that with “Boo” Saturday morning

    1. Barbie says:

      Happy Monday my friend!

  4. Laura Boggess says:

    Oh, lovely, Barbie! Today, I am thankful for quiet. And rest. These are two good things.

    1. Barbie says:

      Quiet and rest, I need some of that. Truly wonderful gifts! Thanks for stopping by Laura!

  5. dailydwelling says:

    I love your list and your great attitude! My husband doesn’t mind doing laundry and it is always such a blessing when he helps out in that way! And sugar free mochas…yumm!

    1. Barbie says:

      Yes, I’ve discovered dark chocolate sugar free Mochas, and for extra flavor I put a pump of SF vanilla in them. Yummy!

  6. Jennifer_StudioJRU says:

    Chocolate smiles… 🙂 Encouraging blog friends are the best, aren’t they?! A house to clean. Yes, what a wonderful gift that is to remember! Beautiful gifts Barbie!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you for stopping by Jennifer. I love your visits!

  7. Kelli says:

    “That worship changes the atmosphere”, yes it does. 😉

    I love your beautiful new site design and your atmoshphere, one of constant worship… I enjoy my visits and am always encouraged by your beautiful words.

    JOYfully in Him,

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Kelli! That really encourages me!

  8. Jennifer Camp says:

    Hi, sweet Barbie. What beautiful gifts — I love these posts!  So much to celebrate!  So much joy and goodness to see!  Thank you!

    1. Barbie says:

      You’re welcome my friend!

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