Quote for Today: Henri Nouwen

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August 11, 2015 by katmcdaniel

Young Women in Traditional and Western Dress Outside Kazan University, Kazan, Russia © Adam Jones with CCLicense

Young Women in Traditional and Western Dress Outside Kazan University, Kazan, Russia
© Adam Jones with CCLicense

Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.

Henri Nouwen, Reaching Out
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