Deep thoughts from Hilton

Hey, there. I’m staying at a Homewood Suites by Hilton for work, and I found the most interesting placard in my room about their message. Here it is:

In ancient times there was a prayer for “The Stranger Within Our Gates…”

Because this hotel is a human institution to serve people, and not solely a for profit organization, we hope that God will grant you peace and rest while you are under our roof.

May this room and this hotel be your “second” home. May those you love be near you in thoughts and dreams. Even though we may not get to know you, we hope that you will be comfortable and happy as if you were in your house.

May the business that brought you our way prosper. May every call you make and every message you receive add to your joy. When you leave, may your journey be safe.

We are all travelers. From “birth till death” we travel between the eternities. May these days be pleasant for you, profitable for society, helpful for those you meet, and a joy to those who know and love you best.

Well, dang!

Same to you, friends, whatever your travels.


  1. I’m amazed! Good for Hilton. If we ever go anywhere, we’ll try to stay at a Hilton, too, just to support their prayers.

  2. Wow!!

  3. Dang, indeed! Happy working in that welcoming place, Megan.

  4. THAT is amazing, Megan. thanks for sharing.