by Jamie Noyd, via Lilly Lewin
Editor’s Note: Lilly is on vacation this week, and her friend Jamie Noyd generously contributed this reflection for her Freerange Friday! Jamie Noyd lives in Northern Kentucky and serves with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship on the national Faculty Ministry team as an Associate Director and Director of Via Divina for Faculty developing and directing pilgrimage experiences.
When I consider living into the practice of hospitality, I think of creating lovely, tidy spaces. Whether it was my dorm room in college or bedroom at home, I have always enjoyed selecting items that would tell my story even as the space welcomed friends to gather. I have since transferred this energy to a small home that I’ve redecorated over the past decade. Each space is comfortable, coordinated, and connects to passions for literature, pilgrimage, and beauty.
One thing these spaces aren’t – they aren’t messy. The order provides a sense of peace into which I…