I have been in some of the most beautiful homes, with the finest of furnishings and decor, and found the atmosphere to be lacking, filled with stress, strife or anger.
Other times, I have been in the poorest of homes, that lack in adequate furnishings for the family, and yet felt the atmosphere's sweetness, cheerfulness, love and relaxation.
It truly does not matter what your home looks like, as much as how your home feels! The atmosphere in a home is not created by the physical beauty of its belongings, as much as the emotional energy it holds.
As mothers, we often are directly responsible for that atmosphere! We need to be pleasant, sweet, and loving, perseverant even under trials, in order to have an atmosphere that blesses all those that enter it.
We are able to do this, as we lean into God, who loves to love through us!