What does true hospitality look like?
‘When you have more than you need, build a bigger table not a higher fence.’ This quote has been on my mind a bit since I first saw it. I think it speaks to generosity and hospitality.
I tend to be a more private person that likes to have the minimum of my favorite people around me. Other people in my life like to make friends quickly, get to know them and invite them for dinner. That freaks me out a bit as I usually end up cooking, which is not my specialty and I feel like people are always judging my food. You can not be kind enough, I will think you’re just being polite.
But when it comes down to the matter, maybe it’s not about how the food tastes but the fact that you are willing to share it with someone else. It seems like such a simple concept: hospitality. But it’s one that I struggle with and make excuses for.
Hospitality is about others not me. It’s not about being perfect and showing how together you are. It’s about being vulnerable and letting people be apart of your imperfect world.