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Splendor In the Ordinary – The Four Walls | Wildflowers and Marbles
This is the 3rd in a series of reading, discussing and applying ideas from Thomas Howard's book which is available under two different names: Splendor In the Ordinary and Hallowed Be This House. If you're new to the series, start at the Index Post discussing The Household for more explanation and a trail of breadcrumbs to the other posts in the series. Each post contains an updated Action-Questions Printable for you to print and prayerfully consider in applying these ideas. My Life For Yours Perhaps you initially considered this chapter an extension of The Door. Are we not just defining spaces again here? Enough already. Let's go explore some rooms in the home. But here we must pause, if not just to acknowledge that our home is a collection of persons and rituals and duty and service and all of that takes place in a space. Inside four walls. Like the door, the walls indicate that something happens inside, yet they function differently than the door, which opens and closes to allow