A beating heart is a most precious gift, yet the heart is so much more. Our heart is our home.
I lived in a house for over twenty years with my five children. I moved five years ago and the worst part of it all was that I was saddened by the loss of all that we had in that house, the good times and the bad. It was filled with memories and pencil marks on the wall marking the kid’s height as they grew. It held the sounds of babies crying that grew into the sounds of teenagers laughing. It held everything that was important to me. It held one of the biggest parts of my life.
Yet then I realized that all that I believed had been living in that house was actually living in my heart and that “my heart is my home.”
The heart is the keeper of our dreams and accomplishments; the guardian of our precious memories; it’s the lens to all those pictures in our minds and the teacher of all that we’ve learned. It holds our deepest secrets and our biggest truths. It holds all that is and all that will be.
My house was a just a building made up of walls, windows and doors, yet it was my heart that filled it with all that it needed to become a “home.”
And that home lives in my heart.
Wishing you love and light,