"Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition."
- James Balwin, Giovanni's Room
I had to think about this quote a while. What type of condition defines your home?
adjectivenot able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final: an irrevocable step.
condition |kənˈdiSHən|noun1 the state of something, esp. with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order: the wiring is in good condition | [ in sing. ] : the bridge is in an extremely dangerous condition.• a person's or animal's state of health or physical fitness: he is in fairly good condition considering what he has has been through | [ in sing. ] : she was in a serious condition.• an illness or other medical problem: a heart condition.• [ in sing. ] a particular state of existence: a condition of misery.• archaic social position or rank: those of humbler condition.2 (conditions) the circumstances affecting the way in which people live or work, esp. with regard to their safety or well-being: harsh working and living conditions.• the factors or prevailing situation influencing the performance or the outcome of a process: present market conditions.• the prevailing state of the weather, ground, sea, or atmosphere at a particular time, esp. as it affects a sporting event: the appalling conditions determined the style of play.3 a state of affairs that must exist or be brought about before something else is possible or permitted: for a member to borrow money, three conditions have to be met | all personnel should comply with this policy as a condition of employment |I'll accept your offer on one condition .