You Have All It Takes to Love Your Home

by MELISSA MICHAELS

“By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” Proverbs 24:3-4 (NIV)

We bought a new-to-us old house not quite two years ago. While I liked the house, I didn’t feel at home right away. From the very clean but nearly Pepto-Bismol-pink bathtub and mauve walls, to the purring kitty and a bag of cat food on the porch left by the previous owner to help care for the neighborhood stray, right down to the cheerful welcome sign hung by the front door, this home told the story of the people who lived here before us.

And rightly so. Our own story here was just beginning…

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