A simple thought from today, which had never occurred to me before today – significant events at the the beginning/end of Jesus’ life took place in borrowed rooms (the stable/the upper room) … Jesus ‘slummed it’ along with us – never making a home of his own.
Also totally understanding Maggi’s feeling re decluttering … too much stuff making me feel trapped/weighed down … although it has taken many years to declutter after many years of clutter, but ironically – having a place of my own has given the head space for that – no more “I’ll just hold onto it in case I want it in my own house”.
This saying has become very familiar:
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