Our House Becomes a Home


1. Our house becomes a home when it’s filled with charity,
When caring loved ones always treat each other tenderly.
Our house becomes a home when we live in harmony.
Together we can make our house a home.
A house has walls and windows; a home is something more—
A smile in ev’ry corner, and love at ev’ry door.
Our house becomes a home when there’s joy and gladness there,
When cheerful voices greet us and sweet music fills the air.
Our house becomes a home when there’s happiness to share.
Together we can make our house a home.
2. Our house becomes a home when we have the gospel light
To lead us as a fam’ly in the way of truth and right.
Our house becomes a home when the spirit’s burning bright.
Together we can make our house a home.
A house is built for shelter; a home is built inside
When holy prophets teach us and Jesus is our guide.
Our house becomes a home when we kneel in fam’ly prayer.
We grow in faith with ev’ry sacred moment that we share.
Our house becomes a home when we feel the Savior there.
Together we can make our house a home.

Copyright © 1996 by Kathryn B. Decker. All rights reserved. This song may be copied for incidental, noncommercial church or home use. This notice must be included on each copy made.

[illustration] Painting by Robert T. Barrett