your home will always be the place for which you feel the deepest affection, no matter where you are.
Home is where the heart is.
That statement is much more profound than it appears because it means that your home can be anywhere on this spinning orb.
It means your home will always be the place where you feel the deepest affection, no matter where you are.
It means you can find a home with your family in your hometown, when you are alone overseas, or anywhere in between.
It means the place you long to be. It means that you could be homeless, living in a nomadic life, and find a home everywhere you go in every experience you have.
It means you can find a sense of home in a friend’s hug, in exploring the unknown, in a familiar tingle of love, in a warm bed or in the midst of a joyful run.
It means that your home is wherever you take your heart, and if you are like me and you live with your heart and for your heart, then you will forever be at home. You will never be homeless, and will always feel at home.
Home is where the heart is
That’s where its always been
I’m met by hugs and kisses
As soon as I walk in
Love blazes like the ardour
Inside the fireplace
Stars twinkle in their eyes
And happy smiles upturn their face
I reminisce, with fondness
Of kodak moments here
The holidays and picture frames
Those memories endear
Though hard times and disaster
Still mar the world around
This is a sanctuary
From life’s burdens, that compound
Miles over roads I’ve traveled
Many journies I’ve embarked
This name, these vows I’ve carried
Ever with me, they’re hallmarked
Sometimes I felt so lost
Sometimes my spirit felt downtrodden
But the spoken words once given
Were not vanquished or forgotten
I am thankful for the simple joys
And values of Thanksgiving
For the ordinary miracles
And faith that keeps on giving
Yes, home is where the heart is
And to it I’ve returned
Back to familiar things
Back to the wholesomeness I’ve yearned
Bryce Edward Coast
In others words, “Home is where the heart is,” is not just a mere phrase. It means so much to your life, my life, and the lives of others. Home is not necessarily your house. Sometimes during our walk of life, we do not understand where we belong in this world. We tussle with the fear of not belonging to anyone or anything. Of course we have families, but our families do no not dictate the way our life should be.
It is our innermost soul that guides our lives, and that soul lives in our hearts. Whatever our heart expresses is truly represents who we are. Wherever our heart lays is truly where we belong. Our heart is a spiritual source that connects to the things that are most beneficial for us.
To be honest, in many ways, I myself have been feeling lost, lost in a spiritual and emotional sense. These feeling are evident in the most unexpected moments, moments where I find myself in my car, at the beach floating in waves, or sitting at a table.
Surrounded by unfamiliar faces, and I start to think. Where do I want to be? Where do I feel the most relieved? Why am I here? What is my meaning? What is my truth? What is my purpose? What is my path? What is my bliss?
Sometimes, I am lost in the sense where I find myself wondering what the point of this life is. If everything eventually fades, if we all eventually die, if nothing is permanent, then what is the point? My heart answered all of these questions for me. For wherever my heart leads me, I am truly home. For your home is where your heart is, and my heart is with me.