I heard a man say earlier this year that the Bible forbids dancing. He wasn't just saying the bumping and grinding where it looks like a baby might be made on the dance floor. He was talking about ALL dancing. He went on to say that there are no godly people who danced in the Bible. Well, he must have read a different Bible than the one I have.
In Exodus 15:20-21, Miriam led the other women as they danced and played tambourines after crossing the Red Sea.
In 2 Samuel 6, David danced before the Ark of the Lord as an act of worship to God.
In Jeremiah 31:13, Jeremiah foretells of a time when people will celebrate and dance with joy because of the Lord.
And my personal favorite is Ecclesiastes 3:1,4: For everything there is a season...A time to grieve and a time to dance.
I'm tired of grieving over how much I can no longer do because of my poor health (I'm recovering from toxic mold exposure) and am ready to rejoice over how much I CAN do. This is my time to dance! The Joyful Task for the day is to dance like no one is watching. Dance with your child or alone in your bathroom. Blare some music or dance to the music in your head. Move for a few seconds or keep on dancing all day while you do the household chores. Twirl, jump, flail your arms, or just clap and stomp your foot. Enjoy it! Then come tell me about it. If you need some musical inspiration, I love Mercy Me's Move (video below)