PASS THE BISCUITWhen I was a kid, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage, and extremely burned biscuits in front of my dad. I remember waiting to see if anyone noticed! Yet all my dad did was reach for his Biscuit, smile at my mom and ask me how my day was at school.
I don't remember what I told him that night, but I do remember hearing my mom apologize to my dad for burning the biscuits. And I'll never forget what he said: "Honey, I love burned biscuits."
Later that night, I went to kiss Daddy good night and I asked him if he really liked his biscuits burned. He wrapped me in his arms and said, "Your momma put in a long hard day at work today and she's real tired. And besides... a burnt biscuit never hurt anyone!"
You know, life is full of imperfect things... and imperfect people. I'm not the best at hardly anything, and I forget birthdays and anniversaries just like everyone else. What I've learned over the years is that learning to accept each other’s faults and choosing to celebrate each other’s differences, is one of the most important keys to creating a healthy, growing, and lasting relationship.
So...please pass me a biscuit. And yes, the burned one will do just fine! And please pass this along to someone who has enriched your life... I just did!
Life is too short to wake up with regrets... Love the people who treat you right and forgive the ones who don't, they could just be having a hard day.
Hope you all have a fantastic weekend! Today, I'll be packing us up and getting us ready to head into the city for the night. The girls' twin cousins are turning one, and we're heading out to their birthday party! Hopefully the weather holds up until the festivities are over! (We are in for rain all.stinking.weekend). But, I'm saying that tongue in cheek- if i rains that long, I don't have to worry about watering the plants, and the water will do the earth good. Its so dry out here, the more rain we get, the better! But, right now-- the weather looks gorgeous--so we are headed outside to enjoy it before it changes again!