A House or Home?

houseThis past weekend I was visiting a Regnum Christi family for dinner. They are one of those amazing families who always edify you by their testimony and example, in such simple ways.

The meal was delicious; the conversation was full of laughter and faith-filled conversation.

At one point, I suddenly realized how much I was enjoying sharing the evening with them and their family environment.

Their house wasn’t just a house; it was a home. And it was their home that they welcomed me into.

The question that arose in my heart: “What is my heart for you, Christ? A house or a home?”

What is it like for Him dwelling within me? How is He received? Is it truly the warm and welcoming environment of a home, or simple a place He enters- a “house”?

May the words of the Psalmist ring true for both Him and I: “My true home is within you” (Psalm 87:7).

 

About Rachel Peach

Rachel Peach is based in Houston. She is from Ohio, and renewed her temporary promises of poverty, chastity, and obedience within Regnum Christi consecrated life on August 18, 2013.
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