A Welcoming Home

Really though what I want for my home is for it to emanate rest, easy breathing, peace; that others would feel it. A dear friend who passed away a few years ago, Kim, ran a home like this. Sure, her messes here and there were due to dogs not tiny humans and her home was nearly always magazine ready. I know she had this is not enough moments but for me, when I walked into her home, after the initial loud greeting from the dogs, I felt at rest. It’s an energy that we put off, if we’ve been stressed up until someone walks into our home, it lingers. If she did, somehow it didn’t linger. It felt like a home where you could be present. It was warm and often sucked you into what we called a time-warp because you’d almost always leave one to five hours later than you planned.

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