Whether we are building from scratch or working on a remodel in our lives, it is essential to focus on the foundation. Even if construction occurs in a perfect climate, our structure has to be able to withstand seasons of inclement weather.
Storms come. They might come as a diagnosis, a divorce, a betrayal, the loss of a loved one, grief, financial strain, a global pandemic, an accident or a season of loneliness or depression. If our foundation is solid, our structure will endure. Even if we need to make some repairs when the sun starts to come out, we can trust that what is beneath us can support and protect us no matter what blows our way.
Building anything is a big investment, a lofty vision and the manifestation of a dream. Where we choose to dwell, the life we make with the people we love, requires and deserves to be set solidly on rock.
That rock is our faith.
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