McKnight points out how often Jesus slowed down to simply share a meal with those he cared about.
The conversations around the table helped to shape and guide their lives.
We do not always do good with table time. I do not always do good with table time.
A friend of mine, along with her sisters have started something to help us grow in our ability to slow down and spend quality time at the table.
Tables come in many shapes and sizes. The Welcome Table happens to be an online table. The invitation is
To come as you are, to bring all that is weighing on you, to pull up a chair, to rest, to laugh, to share your story, to find welcome, to experience the grace of seeing yourself and those around you through a lens of love and understanding.
During Advent, The Welcome Table is offering a daily devotional. You can visit the site each day or sign up to receive email notices each day.
Today’s reflection was on forgiveness.
It really spoke to me. You can find it here. Finding Peace in Forgiveness