WHAT IS HOME?

Home means love and protection because my family is with me

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Home means love and protection because my family is with me. I love the way that they take care of my house and take care of me inside. Home is love. When I feel at home I feel happy.   – Daylia Belle (Wallaceburg, Ontario)

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I feel at home when I am with people that I love, and in places that I love

May 3 | No Comments on I feel at home when I am with people that I love, and in places that I love

I have spent a lot of my life longing to find a sense of home, just as most people do.   I was raised in a split family and was very used to living out of a backpack. Throughout my life I have lived in over 28 different houses, averaging one a year in my […]

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For the Last Seven Years, I haven’t Felt That Home Was a Place I Could Go Back To

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  – Beau Stephenson, Los Angelas, California

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It Means It’s A House

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Abi (age 6) says: It means it’s a house. Brennan says: It is a place where I feel safe, where I feel loved.

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My definition of home would DEFINITELY be my family

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My definition of home would DEFINITELY be my family. The house can go away and even the dogs too but my wife and son are without a doubt my special place I call home. We could be rich, we could be poor but as long as I am with them I do not need anyone, […]

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I HAVE FOUND THAT WHEREVER I AM IN THE WORLD, I AM COMFORTED BY NIGHT’S HEAVY SKIN

April 17 | 1 Comment on I HAVE FOUND THAT WHEREVER I AM IN THE WORLD, I AM COMFORTED BY NIGHT’S HEAVY SKIN

night. night is home to me. I HAVE FOUND THAT WHEREVER I AM IN THE WORLD, I AM COMFORTED BY NIGHT’S HEAVY SKIN. the black and neon blur of tokyo. the powdered stardust of patagonia. the sweet and smokey zephyr of once-stolen land. and the deadened darkness of my own bedroom. SHE IS motherly AND […]

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It is the place that you surround yourself with people who make you the best that you can be

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My definition of home is being with family and friends. It is a place where you are comfortable, at peace and where you feel you can be at your best and worst and be accepted for who you are as a person. Growing up, my definition of home was living in a family where being […]

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HOME ISN’T JUST A PLACE. HOME IS A WAY OF THINKING AND IS DIRECTLY LINKED TO ONE’S PSYCHE

April 16 | No Comments on HOME ISN’T JUST A PLACE. HOME IS A WAY OF THINKING AND IS DIRECTLY LINKED TO ONE’S PSYCHE

  What is a home? A place you feel comfortable? A place you create memories? Or a place to rest your head? No matter who you ask, the answer will almost always be different. The question really becomes, what are the things that make up a home? The people… the things… the memories. For me, this is […]

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It took me leaving to appreciate where I came from

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As a kid, home was a place I ran from. It wasn’t that I lived a bad life. In fact, I had a wonderful upbringing with an incredible family. It was where my home was located that made me long for bigger and better.   I thought growing up in a small town meant settling. […]

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Home for me begins with the places I grew up

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A familiar surrounding where I feel at peace with myself; safe; a place of comfort; shelter; warmth; a place where family and friends always feel welcomed; a place I feel most comfortable being. Home for me begins with the places I grew up On the farm…skeleton woods; ice cream float lane; the smell of wheat; […]

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