Soul Food‏ – by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

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Soul Food

by Kristi Jo Jedlicki

Bacon and Provolone sandwich

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Since I am neither a man nor a chef, I don’t know if that adage is true or not, but I do know that a certain kind culinary gesture was pure soul food for me when I was in the throes of depression and anxiety.

One of the silver linings of the dark emotional clouds that enveloped me was the support and kindness that some people offered to me so graciously. Sometimes, this support and kindness came in the most unexpected ways from the most unexpected sources. One time, it came in the form of one of my favorite sandwiches from a sweet friend.

Kristy and I graduated from the same high school and college, but we were in different grades. We have remained friendly over the years, and when…

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6 replies

  1. Great post and a great reminder that we never know how much a small act of kindness means to someone in need.

  2. Hi, Kristi! I nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award because you always inspire me<3
    http://lifebeinggirly.com/2014/05/28/lifebeinggirlys-very-inspiring-blogger-award/

  3. I love this and its so true! I was in line at the grocery store the other day and a young woman with 3 young children, you could tell she was at the end of her rope. I told her to go ahead of me in line and I thought she was going to hug me! For me it was only a few minutes longer I would need to wait, but for her (and I have been there) it meant a few closer to getting the little ones home! 🙂

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