Home~~ Five Minute Friday03/08/2013 - Author: Jennifer - 12 Comments
Every Friday, Lisa-Jo Baker over at Tales from a Gypsy Mama gives us a word and a challenge. To write for 5 minutes without abandon. It is fun and I encourage you to try it. Here we go! The word is…
Honestly, I don’t know how you describe home. I do know that where ever I go, I can make myself “at home.” I feel I have always adapted well, that is until I fell in love with Florida and the people we met while we lived there. When we re-located back to Ohio, I thought that it would be easy to get settled back close to where we grew up. It has not. I am learning that PEOPLE make home. People you want to get together with and call community is what I think home is.
Now, as a mom, I am learning to make a safe place for my son. A place he wants to go to, learn, and grow. As a wife, a safe place to land is where my husband wants to come home to.
As women, we have titles after our name. Wife, mom, caretaker, friend, etc. and how we wear out titles is how we make a home. How we act makes our home. Guilt trips, resentment, and manipulation does not make a home people want to come to. It seems daunting at times, but God gave me this privilege and these titles. I hope and pray to honor Him with the life He has given me~~ and make a home, while temporary here on earth, one that that people see Jesus in me