I have a list of people I'd like to host for a dinner party. I will use my best dishes, set a colorful spread, facilitate sparkling conversation, and feed them well.
For my night with the ladies, I will invite Elizabeth Berg, Anne Lamott, Marisa de los Santos, Maya Angelou, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nora Ephron, Julia Roberts, and Oprah.
For my night with the gentlemen, I will invite Donald Miller, Tom Hanks, Stephen King, Steven Spielburg, Aaron Sorkin, Andy Stanley, Brennan Manning, and my brother.
Some of these people are in heaven. I realize that. I'm willing to wait on the opportunity to dine with them.
Some of these people have said yes to their invitation.
If you're on the list, feel free to shoot me your RSVP.
We'll find a date that works.