For a man who has love, effort is a rest. He will travel any distance to visit his friends.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in London, p. 48)
To respond to invitations ...
(Bahá’u’lláh, The Kitáb-i-Aqdas, p. 161)
Whensoever ye be invited to a banquet or festive occasion, respond with joy and gladness, and whoever fulfilleth his promise will be safe from reproof.
(Bahá’u’lláh, Kitáb-i-Aqdas, par. 156)