unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend." -Melody Beattie
Yes, a house into a home. In something I read recently, it was recommended that we should walk through our homes and really take notice to what we have. I decided I really do love and appreciate my home. It is not large or elaborate, but I am surrounded by reminders of those who have visited me here, by those who have shared their love and abundance with me, and items I have purchased in my travels that have treasured memories connected to them. This all makes our house a home, but most importantly it is those who have shared this space with us and the memories which have been compiled here.
I took proper notice of this log cabin quilt which I made several years ago, and fell in love with it all over again!
Here are treasures with memories.....I found the dove with the Amazing Grace background music at a Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio. An adventure I shared with friends. The miniature framed log cabin quilt was purchased at a museum store in Pennsylvania......also shared with friends. I saw these things with new eyes and sweet memories.
The embroidered piece on the wall, was something I stitched while in high school.....as my Dad would say, "a lot of water has passed under the bridge since then." So I'm realizing a new what I have in my house which makes it our home. And I am consumed by gratitude!
"Abundance is not something we acquire. It's something we tune into." -Wayne Dyer