The Salty Coffee ~ A Love Story

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AN UNLIKELY & STRANGE TASTE UNITES TWO PEOPLE IN LOVE & MATRIMONY.

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The Salty Coffee ~ A Love Story

  1. 1. He met her at a party...<br />
  2. 2. She was so beautiful that many guyswere chasing after her... <br />while he was so ordinary, nobody paid any attention to him.<br />
  3. 3. At the end of the party, he invited her to have coffeewith him.<br /> she was surprised, but,<br />being polite, she accepted.<br />
  4. 4. They sat in a nice coffee shop, he was too nervous to say any thing;<br />she felt uncomfortable, she thought : please... let me go home.... <br />
  5. 5. Suddenly he<br /> asked the waiter, &quot;would you please give me some salt?I&apos;d like to put  it in my coffee.&quot; <br />
  6. 6. Everybody stared at him, thinking “how strange”! <br />His face turned red, <br />but still, he put the salt in his coffee and drank it.<br />
  7. 7. She asked <br />him <br />curiously, <br />“ why do you have this <br />habit”?<br />
  8. 8. He replied: <br />&quot;when I was a little boy, I was living near the sea,<br />
  9. 9. I loved playing in the sea, I can still feel the taste of the sea on my tongue, just like the taste of the salty coffee.<br />
  10. 10. Now, every time I have salty coffee, I always think of my childhood, <br />
  11. 11. ...and my hometown, I miss my it so much , its almost a physical pain.<br />
  12. 12. I miss my parents who are still living there&quot;. While saying that tears filled his eyes. <br />Seeing this, she was deeply touched.<br />
  13. 13. That&apos;s his true feelings, from the bottom of his heart. A man who can share his homesickness,<br />
  14. 14. He must be a man who loves home, cares about home, hasthe responsibility to take <br />care of the home.        <br />
  15. 15.  Then she also started to speak, spoke about her faraway hometown, her childhood, her family.<br />
  16. 16. That was a <br />really nice talk, <br />a beautiful beginning to <br />their story.<br />
  17. 17.  They started to date. <br />She found that actually he was a man who met all her demands;<br />
  18. 18. he had tolerance, was kind hearted, warm & caring.<br />
  19. 19. He was such <br />a good person & companion that she actually started to miss him When they<br />Were apart! <br />...thanks to <br />his salty coffee!<br />
  20. 20. Then their story was just like every beautiful love story , the princess married the prince, <br />and they lived a happy life...<br />
  21. 21. And, every time she made coffee for him,she put some salt in the coffee , as she knew that&apos;s the way he <br />liked it.<br />
  22. 22. After 40 years, <br />he passed away, <br />left her a letter which said: <br />&quot;My dearest, please forgive me,<br />forgive me for telling you a lie our <br />whole life...but <br />this was the only <br />lie I told you---<br />The salty coffee...  <br />
  23. 23. Remember the first time we dated? <br />I was so nervous thatwhen I actually wanted some sugar, I said salt.   <br />I didn’t know how to take back what I had said, so I just went ahead. <br />I never thought that could be the beginning of our love!<br />
  24. 24. I tried to tell you the truth many times in my life, <br />but I was too afraid to do that, as I have promised not to lie to you for anything...                  Now I&apos;m dying, <br />I’m afraid of nothing...so <br />I tell you the truth:<br />
  25. 25.  I don&apos;t like salty coffee! <br />what a strange ,<br />bad taste...    <br />But I have had the <br />salty coffeemy whole life! <br />Since I knew you, <br />I never felt sorry for anything I had <br /> done for you.              <br />
  26. 26.  &quot; Having you with me has been the biggest happiness in <br />My whole life. <br />If I can live my life over again, <br />I would still want to know you and have you for my wife, even though I have to drink the <br />salty coffee <br />again!&quot;.<br />
  27. 27. Her tears made the letter totally wet. One day, someone asked her: what&apos;s the taste of salty coffee? “It&apos;s sweet”. She replied.<br />
  28. 28. Love is <br />not 2 forget <br />but <br />2 forgive, <br />not 2 c <br /> but 2understand, <br />not 2 hear <br /> but 2 listen, <br /> not 2 let go <br /> But 2 HOLD ON !!!!<br />
  29. 29. Don&apos;t ever leave the one you love for the one you like, <br />because the one you like will leave you for the onethey love ...<br />Trinity<br />18.9.09<br />

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