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BOUNTY of REPAST

gravest blessings, who can eat when heart’s filled with grief? —all we can do 11/7/2021 *repast is a gathering after a funeral

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Date: 11/9/2021 5:51:00 AM
Kim, I never heard this definition of a repast? What dictionary did you consult? I've heard of a collation, however. Sorry to hear of your loss. / Maurice
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/9/2021 8:23:00 AM
Thank you, Maurice. Here is the link: https://www.joincake.com/blog/repast/
Date: 11/8/2021 2:53:00 PM
This is great because after a funeral there is always lots of food brought to the house of the grieving because they don't really want to think about cooking or eating. Food is a great comforter. Sorry to hear of your recent losses. God Bless my friend. JB
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/8/2021 4:44:00 PM
Thank you, Judy! <3
Date: 11/8/2021 6:28:00 AM
I understand your lines. When it is someone close it is hard to eat but people in the church or community try to persuade the family to eat because they don't need to get low blood glucose or poor nutrition after such a loss but need to try to nourish their body so they say well. Good work you have presented. Thanks for the visit to my page. Sara
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/8/2021 7:43:00 AM
One thing that makes my dad happy is a good meal. Our recent funeral reception had ever so much food. Comforted by togetherness as we mourn the loss of my nephew…all too soon.
Date: 11/8/2021 1:38:00 AM
Don't you call this a wake? I stand to be corrected. Still a short lovely poem. Hugs.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 11/8/2021 4:13:00 AM
With a body, a wake. Defined: A repast is any gathering after a funeral service. You might have heard it called a reception, which is what it’s commonly known as today. Repasts are less formal than a funeral service or memorial. The literal word translates to “eat.”