Later it was obvious to pray before you begin the meal. People were thankful to God for what He sent them to their plates, so the food had a big value.
Nowadays people lost the ability to appreciate the things they have and the same goes for food. “If I won`t eat it whole – I will bite a piece” became the motto of the society, where so-called “hospitality” is transformed into “festival of waste.”
The individuals do not eat plenty of food, but they are overeating, which causes – obesity, health problems, additional expenditure…
And at the time when leftovers from your meal swept off to the garbage bin, somewhere next to the Church, in your city, stooped old woman begging for a piece of bread …
Perhaps, it is necessary to return to the wisdom of ancient philosophy and remember Socrates, who said that we do not live to eat but we eat to live.
It is better to share with those who need it, than to be hostage to his fridge; and remember that food is for eating, not for wasting.
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