My parents are the soul of hospitality, and their secret is not complicated.
They love people.
In the age of Pinterest, entertaining can seem a bit overwhelming. We think we must set a creative table, spend hours preparing a fussy appetizer and then produce a gourmet meal to be a successful host. I’ve tried it. It’s a lot of work, and if the host and hostess are exhausted by the time their guests arrive, hospitality will be the loser.
My parents taught me that hospitality is deeper and more relational than preparing a beautiful table brimming with inspired food choices.
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