A piece I wrote about the connection I experience through hospitality and my work in hospice was recently published on (in)courage, an online faith-based community created for connection, equipping, and encouragement. You can read my guest post here: "THE HOSPITALITY OF BEING PRESENT"
"I think you lied a little bit in your last post - the one on "8 Essential Steps to Creating a Sense of Belonging at Your Table". Kara looked up at me from her seated position in the bleachers and smiled as I was getting myself settled in the space next to her, "Your house … Continue reading I THINK YOU LIED A LITTLE BIT
Soufra is an Arabic word that means "a long table filled with many good things to eat". "Soufra" is also an inspiring documentary about a community of women living in a refugee camp in Lebanon who connect with each other through food, and create hope by overcoming multiple obstacles to develop a catering and food … Continue reading SOUFRA
When I looked at my cell phone the display announced a message from Heather. Heather and I have been church family for two decades. She brings meals to my home in trying seasons, speaks wisdom into my life in the church parking lot, and faithfully holds me up in moments when the prayers of the … Continue reading TEA & TA-TA’S
STEP 1: INVITE! Step 1 is not cleaning your house, redecorating your dining room, or taking a cooking class. It is simply inviting one, two, or ten people to your home whom you’d like to know better. Preparing a place for loved ones at your table begins with being willing to let people see you, … Continue reading 8 ESSENTIAL STEPS TO CREATING A PLACE OF BELONGING AT YOUR TABLE