I had a friend tell me that my house is homey.
Coming from her,
with a Pottery Barn inspired, perpetually clean, newly built house,
"Um mm, she really means homey in the sense that I have laundry piles, and unfinished trim, and crayon marks on the walls, and mud streaks in the bathroom sinks."
And then I looked up the definition.
adj. Having a feeling of home; comfortable; cozy.
n. slang A homeboy or homegirl.
And I felt a lot better.
Compliment accepted, homegirl.
n. slang A female friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood.
2 Corinthians 5:1-2
English Standard Version
For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house that is not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling...