Monday, February 23, 2015

Happy Monday :)

His Mom Served Burnt toast, 
but he was shocked when his Dad said this.
“When I was about eight or nine, my mom burnt some toast.
One night that stood out in my mind is 
when she had made dinner for us 
after a very long and rough day at work, 
She placed a plate of jam and extremely burned toast 
in front of my dad. Not slightly burnt 
but completely blackened toast.
I was just waiting to see if anyone noticed

the burnt toast and say anything. 
But Dad just ate his toast and asked me 
if I did my homework and how my day was. 
I don’t remember what I told him that night, 
but I do remember hearing my mom apologizing to dad 
for burning the toast. And I’ll never forget what he said:
“Sweetie, I love burned toast.”
Later that night, I went to tell my dad good night 

and ask him if he really liked his toast burned. 
He put his arm on my shoulder and said,
“Your momma put in a very long day 

at work today and she was very tired. And besides, 
A burnt toast never hurts anyone 
but you know what does? Harsh words!”
Then, he continued to say

 “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 every other human. 
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 for creating a healthy, 
growing, and lasting relationship. 
Life is too short to wake up with regrets.
 Love the people who treat you right 
and have compassion for the ones who don’t.”

p/s : Enjoy Life Now


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