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Mar 10, 2013

BURNED BISCUITS

I did not write this and I couldn’t find the original author. It is posted everywhere on the internet by different people.

It is a good life lesson. Read it. Live it.


Burned Biscuits - A lesson we all should learn.

When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. 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!
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 watching him smear butter and jelly on that ugly burned biscuit. He ate every bite of that thing...never made a face nor uttered a word about it!

When I got up from the table that evening, I 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 every now and then."

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 Mom put in a hard day at work today and she's real tired. And besides--a little burned biscuit never hurt anyone!"

9 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

Awwww...if only we all could be so understanding and selfless.

XO,
Jane

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

That's sweet! I think we're all looking for that guy:@)

Sigrun said...

That's beautiful. I'm sure there are many "burned biscuits" in other forms that could be handled with that much love.

Jackie said...

What a beautiful heart in that man.
Love the post...hadn't seen it before, and I'm so glad you shared it with me.
Love,
J.

Peg said...

Aww...appreciation. How we all need it! I have tears in my eyes!

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

What a great story...and yes it does make us count our blessings.

Jen

Mary said...

It is a lovely story and one that deserves to be told often. I hope your day is off to a good start. Blessings...Mary

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That is really good Lori!
You asked about the garage doors.
We do use our openers.
Hubby was able to adjust them for the added weight.
He did upgrade a few parts to them too,
He is rather handy that way. lol.
thanks for coming by,
Cindy

Masala Chica said...

If only we could be as kind and as empathetic to the people we loved in the same way all the time. I need to appreciate the burnt biscuits in my life with a bigger smile next time! Great lesson :-).

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