My husband taught our 6 yr. old how to play chess over the weekend. Today, my son was eager to teach me. On the way to school he begged me to let him give me a lesson. I told him we'd play after school. He's like an elephant. He never forgets. Sure enough, all the way home I had to hear about all the rules. As soon as snack was over, he taught me. And we played for over an hour. Who knew he had that long of an attention span? He and I had so much fun. I've never been interested in chess before. But now, I find joy in a game of chess.
A friend once told me that she tries to find joy in every day. But some weeks it's hard. A whole week without finding joy? That is so sad. I find joy in EVERY day. Or so I think. So I'm testing myself. I am challenging myself to find joy in every single day. Without fail. I will post joy every single day to prove it to myself, to inspire others. Just to see if I can do it. Small bits of joy. Large, monumental moments of joy. But joy is what you will find here.