Nope the title is not a typo… hang with me and I promise I’ll explain..

Today my head is swimming… I don’t know why it is that the week before a craft show I suddenly have 101 new ideas of things I want to make/improve/do in the span of 2 days… oy…

It’s been a busy week coming off of a busy weekend. Note to self: after next trip or weekend full of activity, please allow yourself a day of rest… 

Sometimes your brain just can’t take anymore and it needs a rest. If you lean slightly toward the introverted side like me, you know what I mean. Company is good. People need people. We’re not meant to do it alone, but sometimes our souls crave a few quiet moments. A recharge of the social batteries…

I’m finding if my own heart and cup aren’t filled, I can’t write from that place of overflowing… because you just can’t give away what you don’t have. This week i’m tired. I’ve hit a {writer’s} block wall. And I’m jumping and reaching but can’t quite seem to see over the top to clear it…

But maybe that’s the point… I’m not supposed to see it all just yet…

The last 2 devotions I read last night and this morning simultaneously beckoned, “come to me”… Jesus wants to give me rest if I’ll only just slow it on down and be quiet…


So in light of all that, I’ve been hiber-nesting this past week. You haven’t heard much from me here, but that doesn’t mean we’re not still friends. Promise!

What does this made up “hiber-nesting” mean? I think it’s a hybrid of hibernating and nesting – I’m feeling like hunkering down and never leaving the house because it’s sooo cold y’all (unless there is food involved…ahem… chicken salad from here…) and fluffing the little things around the house with old black and white movies playing in the background…

The alternative to this would be Hyper-nesting I suppose and I reckon I’ll be in that mode when the pull comes to decorate for Christmas in a few more weeks and I whirl around from party to project and everything in between. Life is such and ebb and flow you guys and I’m still wading through how to have victory over the highs and lows. I know balance is key…Maybe I need a refresher course in October’s topics…!

So, if you’re feeling weak or tired…harried or unfocused, hiber or hyper-nesting, here’s my prayer for you…

I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will give you mighty inner strength through his Holy Spirit. And I pray that Christ will be more and more at home in your hearts as you trust in him. May your roots go down deep into the soil of God’s marvelous love. ~ Ephesians 3:16-17


P.S. You are all cordially invited this weekend as my best girl and I are setting up shop again this Saturday!! What? I better start working my way out of my current mode soon so we can rock the block with some awesome things made just FOR YOU…! We’ll be here this Saturday all day! Y’all come! Pretty please?






9 thoughts on “Hiber-nesting…

  1. Valerie Sisco at Grace with Silk says:

    What a treat to read your comment on my blog today — your encouragement means more than you know! I enjoyed this post and hadn’t thought about what you called it — hiber-nesting – -when you hit a wall and are a feeling a bit stale — maybe that’s just what we need to do. And we’ve had a few cold days in Florida and I’m already tired of shivering around the house — I’m ready for the 80s again (they’re coming Sunday!). Praying for you — and thanks for visiting my online home! 🙂


    1. Heather says:

      Thanks for your sweet comment Miss Valerie : ) Yes the 80s sounds wonderful… maybe we’ll have to migrate a little further south!! Have an awesome (warmer!) weekend! : )


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