The former calmed and centered him the latter was how he shared that joy.
No visitor ever left my dads house hungry.
Much of this model I follow today.
My dad also had a rule: You do not come to any meal with a frown
Of course we Catholics understand the importance of the shared family meal. And every sunday we say "Happy are those who are called to his supper."
Here is a priest that combines the joy of the family meal in the Lords house and the Domestic Church.