Consider: Adorned

Some friends and I just finished studying through Adorned by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Since it was a good discussion, here is a snippet for you to consider for yourself, if you are not familiar with the book:

But that’s part of the beauty of Titus 2! It brings to these messy realities the promise of reinforcements for the struggle, and recovery of our divine calling and purpose…

And so, even with life a complicated maze of obligations, disappointments, longings, and uncertainties — new health scares, financial strain, painful losses, and bone-tired weariness — God settles and stabilizes our hearts, even as He broadens us beyond ourselves and our own personal concerns. He places us in close-knit, Christ-centered relationships, through which we can experience and express more of His love. He makes us at home in others’ homes — and others at home in ours — to unite us across generations and protect us against our tendencies toward insecurity and isolation.
To give us friendship.
To give us growth.
To give us hope.
To give us…

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Consider: "How Should I Exercise Hospitality?"

This book is a quick encouragement designed to grow the practice of hospitality in our lives. Below is an excerpt from How Should I Exercise Hospitality? by Rebecca VanDoodewaard.

It also brings the blessing of skill. Practicing hospitality is the best way to learn how to do it well. As you discover what works best for your family, how to change your routine to fit food prep, how to keep conversation going…you will get better and better at it. the apostle tells us to “practice hospitality” because that is what all of us need — practice. Nobody is born a perfect host of hostess. We all have to learn. Consistent obedience is the best way to become skilled in opening your home and ministering to others… Like any skill, good hosting can be acquired. These skills can be taught; they can be learned; they can be mastered. Let’s practice!


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