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Blueberry Muffins by Rabbi Annie Tucker

The great Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach was a man known for his practice of complimenting and expressing gratitude even for the smallest of blessings. One day he was dining in a dingy restaurant presided over by a sour-looking owner and waitress; the woman greeted him unpleasantly and hurriedly registered his order for a blueberry muffin. When the waitress returned with the food, Reb Shlomo asked: “Are you by any chance the person who baked this muffin?” “Yes, and what about it?” replied the waitress. “I just want you to know that this is the tastiest muffin I’ve ever enjoyed,” reported the rabbi. Continue reading

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