Claude Monet Still Life with Bottle, Carafe, Bread and Wine
I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh. John 6:51
Water, bread and wine. Our faith comes down to these three elements. When our minds get crowded with the ways the world, and our hearts turn to stone, and we turn inward, there are these three things to remind us of God’s love: water, wine and bread. When we wash our hands, when we sit down at a table, the grace of God is present to our spiritual hearts, through these most ordinary, graceful things.