For many people Greenbelt represents 'home' for them; perhaps it means to be at peace, to be protected or to be with people you love.
At Greenbelt this year I felt less at home than I did before, or at least that's what I'd have said last weekend. But now I ponder I realise that home shouldn't just be easy and comfortable; it might well be challenging and thought provoking with love. And Greenbelt was certainly that.
And being home; does that feel like home? Well yes, in a comfort sense; but it's also challenging spiritually being home, being where the conversations are harder to have.
So what is the nature of home?
It IS a feeling of peace but also to be challenged to improve.
It IS a place of protection but not to be segregated from the realities of life.
Mostly it is a place to be with people we love and this is anywhere, as long as I have Rachel and Mike and God alongside.