Each of our homes and lives are busy. Even with all the modern conveniences, it is hard to find the time to host others. How do we find the time to host someone or a family in our home?
Each home and family will be different in how often. There are those who love to have someone over every week, or maybe every two weeks. However, there are those who can only host once a month or every once in a while. It is up to you on when and how often.
I believe that more then ever God is calling us all to simplify our lives. The biggest distraction in our lives is busyness. We are simply too involved with too many things, not only that, but we have acquired to much stuff in our garages, and in our homes that robs us of our time. I am reminded of a verse in the Bible, that speaks of " laying up our treasures in heaven, not upon this earth." Do you want to know how to touch God's heart? Simply be a giver to missionaries. Missions is God's heart; we have found this to be so true in our church.
Did you know that busyness is one of the devil's tactics? He likes to keep us so busy that we can't find the time to pray, to read, to go to church, and to find the time for our family. By keeping us distracted with our phones, with the internet, and with social media. We need to say no to a lot of things out there.
O how we need to have a refreshing in our souls with the Holy Spirit once again. A fresh anointing of the Holy Spirit will help you to focus on the things of the Lord, and it will give you a hunger to read and pray once again.
What hospitality could look like? Taking food to someone in need at their home and spending time with them is hospitality. Buying someone who is hungry a hot meal, or buying a homeless one night stay in a motel is hospitality. Paying for an elderly couple's who you don't know meal at a restaurant is hospitality.
Being His hand extended.