Read today’s scriptures for today, Friday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time (Feast of St. Teresa of Avila) at this link.
my word your home
The heart of the home in years past was the hearth.
It was at the hearth that the family gathered for the warmth and light of the flame and the food that was prepared there.
The fire was treated with respect since the same flame which provided energy for the home could just as easily destroy it.