July 21.  Grandma Beatrice had become very health-conscious. She worried a lot about the grandchildren’s eating habits as they grew older, especially Jocelyn who seemed to be sick too often.  “You should eat properly,” she told the girl, “I better feed you at least once a week and teach you, so you don’t depend on take-aways after work.” “Thanks gran, I do appreciate your concern, but I’m really Ok” was the reply as she muttered under her breath. “I love her but she is such a fuss-pot.” 

The Lord said to Moses, “I have heard the murmurings of the sons of Israel, say to them ‘at twilight you shall eat flesh and in the morning you shall be filled with bread; then you shall know that I am the Lord your God.”   Exodus16:1-15. Pope Francis: “Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways.  You shall eat the fruit of the labour of your hands; you shall be happy and it shall go well with you. Al 8  In the home where husband and wife are seated at table, children appear at their side like olive shoots, that is, full of energy and vitality.  A family’s living space could turn into a domestic church, a setting for the Eucharist, the presence of Christ seated at its table.  AL 14-15.