Are you Delighted?

delight [dih-lahyt]

1. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture: 2. something that gives great pleasure:

When is the last time you were delighted? Reread the definition above and really think about that for a minute. Unfortunately it’s an emotion that may be in short supply lately.  It’s an emotion I truly didn’t enjoy very often until a toddler started calling me grandma.

There is nothing like having a little person in your life who brings joy and wonder. His enthusiasm for EVERYTHING is over the top.

And he DELIGHTS me.

“Watch dis, gramma!” “Gramma, let me show you!” “I wuv you, gramma.”

Such music to my ears.

Every time I find such joy in my little guy, God gently reminds me that he feels the same way about me. And I am amazed.

“For the Lord takes delight in his people;
    he crowns the humble with victory.” Psalm 149:4

“the Lord delights in those who fear him,
    who put their hope in his unfailing love.” Psalm 147:11

“The Lord your God is with you,
    the Mighty Warrior who saves.
He will take great delight in you;
    in his love he will no longer rebuke you,
    but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17

Rejoice over you with singing! Oh! Doesn’t that make your heart just sing?

Let’s take it a step further: If we also delight in Him, God says He will give us the desires of our hearts! What?

Just this morning, I was playing with my grandson Luca & things got really silly. Doing something as simple as throwing a ball back and forth had us in giggling fits. We were delighting in each other. And you know what? There is no desire of his heart I would withhold from him when such delight is going on.

“Take delight in the Lord,
    and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Philippians 4:4

God desires that two-way relationship with us. When we take delight in Him, it makes His heart sing and burst with joy. Remember, He actually rejoices over us with singing! imagine yourself as a child with a daddy who is so in love with you that he delights in every little thing you do!

Father and daughter laughing and bonding

Our lives are so filled with trouble and angst that I know it’s hard to think about taking delight in anything some days. But what if we did? Find the smallest thing to start with, and see it with new eyes. Begin to change your outlook. Take delight in God, and He will take even more delight in you. Don’t miss out on walking in that kind of freedom…

And see what happens to your life.

0
This entry was posted in Encouragement, Inspiration and tagged , , , , by Tami. Bookmark the permalink.

About Tami

Tami Romani left her job as a syndicated radio producer nearly three decades ago to raise her family and hone her voiceover craft. She never looked back. Her joy of telling stories through a microphone has kept her happily busy ever since, and she has now added the title of Brand Voice Strategist to her resume, helping folks unlock their authentic voice and be heard in a very noisy world. In her free time, Tami loves to network and write, helps her husband promote his construction company, and pretends to offer helpful advice to her adult kids. Her personal website is www.tamiromani.com

17 thoughts on “Are you Delighted?

  1. It seems there are internet sites and blog sites devoted to lots of activities, such tv, music, lives of celebs, etc. However I actually can not find internet sites as well as blog sites devoted to analysis, sadly a second thought when it concerns activities … Anyone understand some truly preferred as well as fantastic ones? Timeless as well as existing literature are both cool with me, because I read both … Thanks a lot! =o-RRB-.

  2. My buddy as well as I have actually been discussing individual blogs and on the internet journaling. She really feels that personal feelings and also such need to not shared in such open forums. I see no problem with it. Share your ideas:. 1. Do you blog site or journal?. 2. Do you favor one-on-one expression of sensations over created communication?.

  3. I am planning to relocate to Australia completely. With any luck, my migration process will be finished this year as well as I will relocate the beginning of 2011. Can a person suggest some superb sources and also blog sites concerning making the prepare for resolving in Australia?.

  4. Can I merely say such a relief to discover somebody that actually knows what theyre discussing over the internet. You actually learn how to bring a difficulty to light and earn it essential. The best way to have to ought to see this and can see this side in the story. I cant believe youre less well-liked since you also undoubtedly contain the gift.

  5. Many thanks for posting this, It?s simply what I used to be researching for on bing. I?d a lot comparatively hear opinions from an individual, slightly than a company web page, that?s why I like blogs so significantly. Many thanks!

  6. Where can I find legit blog sites that are concentrated on or at the very least delve seriously right into penis enlargement?

  7. It’s perfect time to make some plans for the longer term and it is time to be happy. I’ve read this put up and if I could I want to recommend you some fascinating issues or suggestions. Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article. I desire to learn even more issues about it!

  8. I have been a yahoo users for some years now. I am only beginning to make use of the devices which they give, one of which being blog posts. I have actually written a blog and also would love to recognize if my article are being seen by others. Otherwise then does anyone recognize just how I obtain my blogs posts review.

  9. I simply want to say I am just very new to weblog and seriously loved your blog site. Probably I’m planning to bookmark your website . You really come with superb article content. Bless you for sharing with us your webpage.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *