“When you eat a meal, thank the farmer who harvested it and think about their livelihood. Food is something that connects all of us as a community, wherever we live.” – Oxfam Fact Sheet
This statement is from a farmer and my sister, Ellen Walsh-Rosmann. It helps me remember that something as basic as eating food and sharing it with community influences how I contribute to the reign of God.
I am from a food family. I grew up in a rural, agricultural, Christian community that taught me to understand that caring for Earth and neighbor is an issue of social justice. Our neighbor is the land as are all creatures large and small that also claim the land as home. As a child I would help…
[This is the beginning of my latest column for the online newspaper, Global Sisters Report. Continue reading here.]
An excellent article, and I love the photos.
Thanks Sister Nina! Yes, Jane & Nancy contributed some photo gems. 🙂
I’m SO grateful to be blessed by your good food, good love, and sharing your table! Thank you for your honest, seeking reflection!
AMEN! I am thankful to share life & food with you too, Sarah! 🙂
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