Shine your light, no matter what people think

28. June 2016 at 16:00

mother-434355_1280I recently had an interesting, one would say challenging encounter.

I was visiting at an old friends place, among me some other friends of his were visiting. While he was arranging things around the house with his most recent fiancé, me and his other friends were preparing dinner. -lovingly we put together all the left overs and I made some fresh vegetable stew with some remaining millet.

Sitting on the dinner table, having this rich, abundant buffet, I d say a prayer and we d started eating. After a little small talk (all of us were just getting to know his new woman), I was, (realizing that my dish was lacking some salt), asking if anyone needs some salt. That’s when that woman just unquestioned started to state, looking at me: You made that dish right, it lacks seasoning.” I was about to reply saying something about my cooking process (admitting that it lacked salt) when she interrupted me continuing: that millet it tastes like water and that other stuff it lacks seasoning. There is people who know how to cook and others don’t”. I was flabbergasted, speechless for a moment until I said something to win some time to breathe and think clearly again: “You are quite inconsiderate sometimes” when she replied: No I am just telling the truth and you would do good to approve of that. I was almost trying to defend myself saying that a lot of people love my dishes, that she hardly knew me, that this was like the 2nd time we met, . . .. when she repeated: You would really do good to approve of this. And don’t play offended now.”

This was when I wholeheartedly . . .

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