Thursday, August 22, 2013

Meals Can Heal

What is it about a plate of food that can connect us to one another? No matter the time that has passed. No matter our backgrounds or differences. No matter what the hardships. The simplicity of breaking bread (or brunch) brings us together -- sometimes in powerful ways.

I had a meal with a friend who needed to be heard the other day. Did we solve the world's problems? No. Did we each feel a little better afterward? I'd like to think so. I left with a smile and a reminder that connecting doesn't have to be as hard as we make it out to be.

We laugh. We share. We listen. Take the time to enjoy a meal with someone you love. Leave with a fully belly and a full heart.


  1. Good advice.
    Where did you get this delicious looking dish from?

  2. This fabulous brunch came from Lula in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood. Poppyseed pancakes with blueberry sauce and sour whipped cream. Nom nom...


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