Hospitality starts at Home

Dear Reader, It is so very easy to make hospitality about us. As a recovering perfectionist/people pleaser, I am especially aware of my proclivity to let hospitality be a vehicle for improving my reputation, even if it’s just my reputation with myself, instead of a self-less act of service towards others. But God is so […]

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Humility is the heart of Hospitality

Welcome to week two of our series on Hospitality! I’m glad you are here, and I know it’s not by accident. Today I am tackling the subject of Humility in Hospitality, a crucial but often forgotten element of true hospitality.  Imagine the upper room; 12 dusty sweaty men sitting there. Hungry and ready for supper, […]

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How to let Hope move your feet, instead of fear.

  “Mommy,” she sniffed, “That little girl doesn’t want to play with me. She told me to go away! I was just trying to make a new friend…” my three-year-old trailed off with tears in her voice as she sat on my knee at our local play place. My mother heart broke at the rejection […]

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When it hurts to say Goodbye…

I once learned from author Emily P. Freeman, to pay attention to what makes you cry. She talked about how our tears sometimes tell us what is going on in our souls, when our minds haven’t caught up with them lately. She tells us our tears are reminders of the things that make us come […]

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