“There’s a hunger beyond food that’s expressed in food, and that’s why feeding is always a kind of miracle. It speaks to a bigger desire.”

Note: one version of this quote, quasi-attributed, appears in Take This Bread (p. 23) by Sara Miles.

About the Author

  • William Edwin Swing is a retired bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States. He was the Bishop of California, based in San Francisco, from 1980 to 2006.

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