Sitting around the table for dinner remains one of my favorite childhood memories. Something about eating together creates an atmosphere of relaxation and comfortability with one another. It was a time for talking and just being together.
Author Shauna Niequist writes about her love for food, cooking, and fellowship in “Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes.”
She reminds us of the importance of coming together to partake, “What’s becoming clearer and clearer to me is that the most sacred moments, the ones in which I feel God’s presence most profoundly, when I feel the goodness of the world most arrestingly, take place at the table. The particular alchemy of celebration and food, of connecting people and serving what I’ve made with my own hands, comes together as more than the sum of their parts.” Read more