Hello, and welcome to Delightful Nest! I’m so glad you have stopped by, and it’s my hope that this blog will leave you feeling energized, encouraged, and maybe even laughing.
I would like to call this a “Life Blog”. I won’t be posting about the same topic or idea with every post; rather, I will be sharing my life with you. My life includes, first and foremost, my relationship with Jesus Christ and my adventure as I do my best to become more like Christ each and every day. I don’t always get it right, but at least as His child, I am forgiven.
My life also includes my marriage and my kids, and our life at home as well as with our extended family and friends. My life includes my work as a childcare provider and my work as a housewife, which is a constant work in progress for me, I will admit. My life includes my interests, including knitting, crochet, and cross stitch, which I share with myself (the actual crafting – the finished objects usually are gifted), and television, film, books, Broadway musicals, music, and Sci-Fi/Fantasy, all of which I share with my husband.
This blog is a long time coming for me. I am a former book blogger, and while I do love reading and reviewing books for authors, I found myself wanting to say things about what I learned from God while reading the Bible, or something funny the kids did, or how far I had gotten on the pair of socks I was knitting at the time. I decided to take a break from blogging until I figured out the best blog format for what all I wanted to say. I wanted to make sure that the people reading my blog wouldn’t just be reading for the sake of entertainment. I realized I wanted people to take something away from what I share, even if it’s just a laugh, a lifted spirit, or that comforting feeling when you find you’re not alone in a situation or struggle. After much thought and prayer, I decided the best way to have a blog that could potentially change lives would be to blog intentionally and share whatever I feel led to share, and to give each post a purpose.
That’s when Delightful Nest was born. Who I am in Christ and my home life are what makes me who I am. My family strives to keep God first, and we make it out purpose to delight in Him, as found in Psalm 37:4.