The believers shared a common purpose, and every day they spent much of their time together in the Temple area. They also ate together in their homes. They were happy to share their food and ate with joyful hearts.
Acts 2:46 ERV
Our friend said as a child she had missed out on the stories and laughing in the kitchen while while washing and drying dishes with loved ones. That was the first time I thought of the kitchen as a haven of love.
Taste and see that the Lord is good;
blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
Psalm 34: 8 NIV
Mama's holiday specialty was chocolate-covered cherries. Marichino cherries tucked into rich, pecan-studded foundant and dipped in dark chocolate. I was so proud to hold the plates and ride with Mama in the car as we delivered them to friends and neighbors.
What about you, Dear Reader? Does hands-on love mean food to you? Which do you enjoy more, making and taking, or everyone crowding into your kitchen?
We don't have to look any further than our Lord's last meal with His disciples to understand what great love can be tied to offering and sharing of food.
And when He had taken bread and given thanks, He broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
Luke 22:19 AMP