Unless you happen to be a monk or nun living in highly cloistered isolation, dealing with the world can be a real challenge. The divisiveness being created among people for various reasons makes it even more so. And, such challenges in daily life are among the basic reasons for needing religion and spirituality. Regardless of their name, nature or number, they do care about us. And they have inspired us to find ways to find help.
The breaking of bread is a component of more rituals in more traditions than anyone wishes to list, and you can even find variations within traditions which use the breaking of bread for its primary purpose. When we come together at a table or altar, we share the brad and more. And therein lays the magick which we need at this time.