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Burnt Biscuits (Story)

Thursday, January 14, 2010

When 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 watching him smear butter and jelly on that biscuit and eat every bite!

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."

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

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. But what I've learned over the years is that learning to accept each others faults - and choosing to celebrate each others differences - is one of the most important keys to creating a healthy, growing, and lasting relationship.

And that's my prayer for you today. That you will learn to take the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of your life and lay them at the feet of God. Because in the end, He's the only One who will be able to give you a relationship where a burnt biscuit isn't a deal-breaker!

We could extend this to any relationship. In fact, understanding is the base of any relationship, be it a husband-wife or parent-child or friendship!

"Don't put the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket - keep it in your own."

God Bless You..... Now, and Always....

So Please pass me a biscuit, and yes, the burnt one will do just fine.!.!.!.! And PLEASE pass this along to someone who has enriched your life... I just did!











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BABYLOSTBACK 1/18/2010 7:55PM

    lol this reminded me of something. I was bad for burning biscuits. And everytime the smoke detector would go off.

So one day I was baking biscuits and the old faithful smoke detector went off. My husband yelled honey your biscuit timers going off...lol

Comment edited on: 1/18/2010 8:06:40 PM

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DOINFINE 1/15/2010 11:36AM

    Your father is a wise man! I pray that I may overlook and even embrace the "burned biscuits" in my life. I think your Dad passed some of his wisdom on to you. You walk the walk!
Thank you for a wonderful blog.

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KATVHALE 1/14/2010 6:00PM

  That is a really nice sentiment and something we should all put to good use in our lives!

Thanks for sharing Betsy!

Kat

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