You know that perfect moment when you are laughing, relaxed, and feel the most like yourself? I had one of those moments last night. I was surrounded by some of my dearest friends who make me feel like I can truly be myself. We caught up at one of our favorite happy hour spots. Although we had exchanged text messages for weeks, we had not talked in person for a while. As soon as we sat down together with some wine and cheese and started talking, we were best friends again. This is the essence of friendship: taking time to listen to friends, catching up, and enjoying great cheese and wine! Continue reading
noun, plural hos·pi·tal·i·ties
1. The friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.
2. The quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way.
Hospitality is not just a word, a sometimes overwhelming word, it is what we are all called to live out. We are called to create a sense of community, care for one another, love one another, support one another. That is true hospitality. How we show and receive this hospitality is the subject of my blog. Continue reading