“Bread” in Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC’S of Faith

Buechner, Frederick

HarperSanFrancisco, 2004

p. 51

“We don’t live by bread alone, but we also don’t live long without it.  To eat is to acknowledge our dependence—both on food and on each other.  It also reminds us of other kinds of emptiness that not even the blue plate special can touch.”