Many of us are feeling weary, disconnected, and overwhelmed. We long for peace, calm, and refreshment. We long for home. Home is about the place we belong and we’re designed for. The longing for home is about our search for the safety, identity, love, and peace which God created us to know and share.
In The Weight of Glory Lewis C S Lewis described the German word sehnsucht as an inconsolable longing in the heart “for we know not what.” It is forward-looking — a desire for something that is to come, though we do not fully know what that something is. Jesus is the answer to that longing, that feeling of being homesick for a home we’ve never really known.