Monday, January 1, 2018

The Place We Call Home

Home is the nicest word there is. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Home should be an oratorio of the memory, 
singing to all our after life melodies and
harmonies of old remembered joy.
– Henry Ward Beecher

It takes a lot of living to make a house a home
It doesn’t make any difference how rich you get to be
How much your chairs and tables cost, how great your luxury
It isn’t home to you though it be the palace of a king,
Until somehow your soul is wrapped round everything.
– Paraphrase of Edgar Guest poem, Home

Nor need we power or splendor,
wide hall or lordly dome;
the good, the true, the tender-
these form the wealth of home.
– Sarah J. Hale

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.
– Helen Rowland

Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
they have to take you in.
– Robert Frost

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