This is the time of year when we will be inviting other people into our homes and visiting others in return. Can we do it with a good heart and not moan about those difficult visitors? And at this time we mustn’t forgot those without a home. So, so cold, so lonely.

‘Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each of you shall use whatever gifts you have to serve others.’ 1 Peter 4:9-10