Definitions: (1) having easy and open access to; approachable; friendly; intimate; (2) receiving with gladness or delight <you are always welcome>; courteous, cordial; (3) able to be contacted, appreciated, or discovered

Quote: Nature promotes mutualism. The flower nourishes the bee. The river waters quench the thirst of all living beings. And trees provide a welcoming home to so many birds and animals. There is a rhythm to this togetherness. — Ram Nath Kovind (1945-) Indian politician, 14th president of India

Observation: A welcoming person projects an air of friendliness by putting others at ease.

Definitions: (1) offering the promise of an attractive or enjoyable experience; (2) polite urging; a welcome request

Quote: Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.— Martha Graham (1894–1991) American dancer and choreographer