Many of you started following my blog and others because you love to cook. I wanted to share with you how a good meal blessed me tremendously. When I say "good meal" you may have lots of amazing recipes come to mind but what made this meal "good" was that someone shared their amazing meal with us when we really needed it.
I had no idea that I needed to stop staring at the piles and piles of boxes sitting on my floor. Trying to stare them into submission and get them to organize themselves. I had no idea that I needed to sit with friends for at least an hour and not think about where things need to go and what else I need to do. I had no idea that Marsala Mushroom Burgers are so good. I had forgotten how healing it is to have someone else cook for you. How healing it is to just sit and laugh and enjoy your friends company.
I mentioned earlier in another blog that we are MOVING (it's capitalized because I am speaking in a loud voice holding my hair). To add to our moving stress we have the challenge of trying to cook with out a fridge. We won't have a fridge for the next 2 weeks. Therefore, cooking has been very interesting and not fun.
So as you plan another amazing meal that you all share in your amazing blogs don't forget that you can use this gift, skill, love to serve someone else. Don't wait til you get your kitchen repainted or a new dining room table etc... we can come up with lots of reasons why not to have company. Our friends that had us over tonight moved not to long ago from another country and their furniture had not arrived. We dined on their small dining room table sitting on lawn chairs in their large empty home, why, because they were able to get over themselves inorder to reach out and help someone else. And I am so thankful for that.
I love to have fun with paper, food, paint, music and events and just being creative in all of it. However, I don't feel the need to be a perfectionist nor a professional in any of my creations. I wish I could have a blog JUST about the art of cooking, photography, sewing, art, mothering, jewelry making, card making, dancing, gardening, deep spiritual thoughts, decorating, poetry, party planning, baking.... and the list goes on but I can't. I don't think I was created with the ability to focus on one task. I like all of these hobbies layed out before me and the freedom to pick whatever I choose depending on the mood or time I have.