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If the purpose of our life is ‘to glorify God and enjoy Him forever,’ then it’s seems appropriate to say that every aspect of life is apart of this purpose.

The purpose of my home is ‘to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.’

The path by which we fulfill this great purpose is ‘to love the Lord our God with all of our hearts, souls, and minds, and love our neighbors as we love ourselves.’

I love that there is such freedom and creativity to enjoy as we make our home here, as we reflect our eternal heavenly home now.

And I just loved what Lindsay over at her blog, Passionate Homemaking, wrote in regards to the purpose of our home.

So I will share with you her post. Just click here. Enjoy reading her post, y’all!

Dining Room
Our dining room, obviously getting ready for dinner with some friends, because I do not usually have the table set. I really like to use magnolia branches (I should do it more often!) from a tree right outside of our home.

We are going to go somewhere

As we think through what we know and going somewhere with it, it must be said that in order to articulate and establish our God-given purpose, we have to make a start in the direction He would have us go.

Unfortunately, we don’t do that by making a to do list. I say unfortunately because it is a much easier start simple to make a to do list and then go about checking off the boxes. You will soon not finish – or finish and not be satisfied – your to do list and then realize, again you are listless. And restless.

Going in the direction of our purpose must take its beginning on the inside of us. We must look to the Lord and order our interior lives if we desire to fulfill our purpose, if we want to really go anywhere in life. And especially if we want it to count.

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