In an era when many of us feel that time is our scarcest resource, hospitality falters.… “In a fast-food culture, you have to remind yourself that some things cannot be done quickly,” said a wise Benedictine monk. “Hospitality takes time.”


—Dorothy C. Bass, Receiving the Day (Jossey-Bass, 2001) / Larson, C. B., & Ten Elshof, P. (2008). 1001 illustrations that connect (184). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House.