Temporary Home

My current favorite song (or one of them) is Carrie Underwood’s Temporary Home. I think Carrie Underwood has the kind of voice that is best fitted to slow emotional songs like this one. Anything she sings is great but I just love her vocals on songs like this.

The lyrics of the song also touch me and fit perfectly to the way that I feel about life. I live a fairy tale life compared to a lot of people in this world. I have a home, two healthy sons, a doting husband, and pretty much anything I want and everything I need. When I really think about it I truly have nothing to complain about. But, I am only human and there are times when I feel pushed and pulled beyond my comfort zone. Those IEP meetings when I have to face the struggles that my son is having and most likely will always have are difficult to say the least. When me and my very vocal, very opinionated teenager are having a difference in point of view are also among my most trying moments. There are days when I am tired, sick, discouraged, and overwhelmed. Like I said, I am human. I am fallible. This body and mind are weak earthly vessels and I feel this way because this is not my home. It is my temporary home. Have you ever just wanted to go home? There haven’t been many but there have been times when I was so homesick for Heaven. The words of this song perfectly describe how I feel.

This is my temporary home
its not where I belong
windows and rooms 
that I’m passing through
This is just a stop 
on the way to where I’m going
I’m not afraid because I know 
this is my temporary home.
Old man, hospital bed 
the room is filled with people he loves 
and he whispers don’t cry for me 
I’ll see you all someday
He looks up and says 
I can see God’s face
this is my temporary home
its not where I belong
windows and rooms 
that I’m passing through
This was just a stop
on the way to where I’m going
I’m not afraid because I know
this was my temporary home
This is our temporary home.



In loving memory of our Mom, Pat Norton and 
our Dad, Ellis Cook who have gone home.
We miss you and we will be there soon.
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