Friday, March 8, 2013

Home Is Where The Heart Is



Today I am joining Lisa-Jo and friends for Five Minute Friday.
This is where we come together writing for 5 minutes without editing or overthinking.
I love this community.

Check out what everyone's is sharing on the word HOME here.

Five Minute Friday


Home is so much more than the walls that surround me and the roof above me. 
Home is more about the people that fill my life. 

It is these four men both big and little who bring the overflow of love and laughter with each day. Moments cuddling on the couch and dancing in the living room. Sitting around the dinner table, heads bowed, thanking God for all our blessings. 

It is the nearness of my mother after many years separated. Sitting across the table from her and talking about our lives. Hearing her encouragement given from one mother to another. Being able to laugh with her again. 

It is gathering with women sharing our hearts with laughter and tears. Wanting to know God more and diving into His Word together. Longing to be the women, wives, and mothers that God has created them to be. 

It is sitting in a circle with a group of girls as they giggle and sharing Jesus with them. Listening to their hopes and dreams and their prayers offered with open hands and hearts.

It is a group of sisters never met in person but hearts knit together. Loving each other through words on a screen. Feeling less alone and lifting each other up to Him.

Home is where the heart is.
My heart is full and my cup overflows.

Every time I think of you, 
I give thanks to my God.
Philippians 1:3

Blessings,

11 comments:

  1. I want to come and visit your home. I can picture it so well. Thank you for sharing this and be blessed:)

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    1. Jennifer you are welcome to come for a visit anytime! Blessings to you friend!

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  2. big smile on my face right now. I'm thinking about us sitting in those rocking chairs looking at some dogwoods getting ready to bloom and drinking some cold iced tea. Thanks for inviting me into your home this nearly spring day.

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    1. You are welcome to come rock with me anytime friend! Would love to have you! Blessings!

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  3. :) love this and it is so true. It's the people who take the space in or hearts that is home!! Love you

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  4. My cup overflows, too, friend. Many times over just from you! How blessed I am by you...
    I agree with you...it's in those we love that we see glimpses of what Home is like...for its those people we invite into our hearts and offer to sit and rock awhile.:)
    Love and hugs to you, Wendy!

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  5. LOVE... how many times can I say this about one of your posts? (As many times as you post, I am guessing!) And this: "It is a group of sisters never met in person but hearts knit together." Hey... that's me... I get to come Home to that group of sisters too! (I'm really not that pushy - but I am just inviting myself right on in!)

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  6. Thank you for giving us a lovely peek into your beautiful heart and home...so grateful for you, Wendy :)

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  7. Dear Wendy
    Amen! There were we love and cry, share and encourage, where we can just let put hair down and be authentic, there where our Pappa God reigns, there is home.
    Much love
    Mia

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  8. Love it! I think sometimes we forget that our home isn't a place. It's the people we share it with.

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  9. Friend you bless so, so much and I have felt your prayes this week... truly felt them through some difficult times... thank you!

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