Metaphysical meaning of breaking of bread (mbd)
Meta. The stirring into action, in consciousness, of the inner substance of Spirit (bread) and the concentrating of mind upon it as the real possession. Then "they took their food with gladness and singleness of heart." All who have attained realization of the inner substance will testify to the gladness with which it is appropriated in the consciousness. All outward pleasures give way to the inner light of the Holy Spirit when it begins to shed its rays in the heart.