20 Jul '14, 4am

“@rachelheldevans: Sunday Superlatives 7/20/2014 featuring a @DruHart 's post! #AnaBlacktivism

“@rachelheldevans: Sunday Superlatives 7/20/2014 featuring a @DruHart 's post! #AnaBlacktivism

“The dinner table can act as a unifier, a place of community. Sharing a meal is an excuse to catch up and talk, one of the few times where people are happy to put aside their work and take time out of their day. After all, it is rare that we Americans grant ourselves pleasure over productivity… In many countries, mealtime is treated as sacred. In France, for instance, while it is acceptable to eat by oneself, one should never rush a meal. A frenzied salad muncher on the métro invites dirty glares, and employees are given at least an hour for lunch. In many Mexican cities, townspeople will eat together with friends and family in central areas like parks or town squares. In Cambodia, villagers spread out colorful mats and bring food to share with loved ones like a potluck.”

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/sunday-superlatives-7-20-14

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