X is for Xenia

Six Sentences From Atop My Soapbox

 Hospitality is love in action
Xenia refers to the ancient Greek practice of showing hospitality toward strangers and foreigners.  I believe that the concept of  hospitality extends beyond welcoming visitors into your home.  If you think about it, we are all travelers on the journey of life, and most of us start out as strangers to each other.  Our encounters are not accidental, our paths were meant to cross for a reason.  We are here to teach each other and to help each other on the journey.  In the spirit of Xenia then, it is our obligation to reach out to each other with kindness, generosity and love.
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  1. I love the scripture you included!

  2. eXellent!

  3. Being able to open the door of your heart and home is a blessed thing.

  4. The concept of Xenia is followed in my country. We have the saying Guest is God which means that Guest is an incarnate of God visiting your house therefore do the utmost to make his/her stay comfortable.

  5. one of my favourite scriptures! It's such a good reminder to us to always show care and concern towards others.

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  7. I was just surfing the 'net and discovered your post. Lovely! My X entry is also Xenia, if you're interested: Cheers!
    Debbie @ The Doglady's Den


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