There have been a lot of storms this summer in the Midwest, and some of them have caused a quite a lot of damage. Last night as the latest batch of thunder storms rolled in, I paused for a moment of reflection. I was burning some candles, and I turned down the lights to watch the lightening show commence. I was immediately struck not only by the beauty of the storm and the wonder of nature, but also with an intense gratitude to be experiencing such a powerful yet also peaceful moment. Not to get too allegorical on everyone, but in that moment my condo literally was my “safe haven from the storm.”
My wish is for everyone to feel that same level of safety and security in their own homes at all times. We sometimes get so caught up in the day to day happenings of our lives that we forgot to be grateful for out home’s most basic gift to us: to provide physical protection. Take a moment today to appreciate your home (may it be a condo, apartment, house, RV) for providing continued shelter from every storm that comes your way.