Quotes — Hospitality (4 entries)

Every gift requires two freedoms…

Every gift requires two freedoms: the giver’s and the receiver’s.

— Peter Kreeft, Back to Virtue

« πλ | 4 Oct 2004 »

The beginning of love is…

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

— Thomas Merton

« πλ | 3 Oct 2006 »

We were made to…

We were made to enjoy music, to enjoy beautiful sunsets, to enjoy looking at the billows of the sea and to be thrilled with a rose that is bedecked with dew… Human beings are actually created for the transcendent, for the sublime, for the beautiful, for the truthful…and all of us are given the task of trying to make this world a little more hospitable to these beautiful things.

— Desmond Tutu [via]

« πλ | 16 Jun 2006 »

You make a life by…

You make a living by what you get; you make a life by what you give.

— Author unknown

« πλ | 12 Mar 2005 »