Monday, September 10, 2012

Joy Dare 9.10.12

Giving thanks to God in community for His gifts ...

3 gifts summer
bright red tomatoes, sliced and sprinkled with pepper
fresh sweet watermelon, consumed in drippy-sticky slurps
longer, less productive days:)

3 gifts cut
stuff from magazines to glue on construction paper
snowflakes from coffee filters
play dough snakes with a blunt plastic knife
a gift cool
Luke's hair

a gift warm
Landen's smile

a gift sun-soaked
swim towels draped over fencing

3 gifts yellow
summer squash
sweet onions
sizzling butter in a skillet

a gift made
cookie dough hummus

a gift masked
writing pens and silk daisies bound in floral tape

a gift marveled
the colorful clouds after the hurricane nudged our skies

3 gifts autumn
pumpkin spice
crisp sunny breezes
deer hunting and football

3 gifts growing
patience (Thank You, Jesus!)

3 gifts given

3 gifts framed
my view of the bright green lawn through the back kitchen window
Ardyn's sweet face with freshly cut bangs
my perspective of the world within the character of God and His Truth