Hot Cup On A Cold Day

Hot Cup On A Cold Day

There is something so uplifting about having a cup of tea. It is especially enjoyable in a beautiful china cup with a side of cookies. One of those small joys of the dayFind yourself a cup; the teapot is behind you. Now tell me about hundreds of things Tea Mind...

Different Types of Happy

Sometimes something just makes me laugh, and it can be something that I think I shouldn’t laugh about , but it somehow strikes a chord. This post by Inland Empress had that effect.

Wint’ry Thoughts

Now in our New England valley we begin the year with the big snow. We have an appointment with winter, and we are ready. The woodshed is stacked with seasoned applewood and maple, the snow shovel leans at the back door, the shelves are jammed with supplies. when the...

A Perfect Evening

Tea pot is on, the cups are waiting, Favorite chairs anticipating, No matter what I have to do, My friend there’s always time for you. -author unknown Come and share a pot of tea, my home is warm and my friendship’s free. ~ Emilie Barnes, If Teacups Could...

Winter Dance

Winter came down to our home one night Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow, And we, we were children once again. ~Bill Morgan Jr

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home is not where you have to go but where you want to go; nor is it a place where you are sullenly admitted, but rather where you are welcomed–by the people, the walls, the tiles on the floor, the flowers beside the door, the play of light, the very grass....

Noah’s Ark

Life lessons from Noah’s Ark 1) Don’t miss the boat 2) Remember, we are all in the same boat 3) Plan ahead, it wasn’t raining when they built the Ark. 4) Stay fit, when you are 600 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big. 5) Don’t listen...

Prayer For Rain

Soften my heart, O God of living waters, that the shower of Scripture I am about to read may enrich the soil of my soul. Rain down your wisdom in sacred streams to carry me like an upturned leaf through the currents of this gray day. Amen. – Edward Hays, Prayers...

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Candles in the Night

When I was a little girl candles were an important part of my Christmas celebration. We had a special angel chimes with little candles that fascinated me, the advent wreath with one candle for each Sunday before Christmas, and the Christmas Eve candle light service....

Christmas Hush

My heart does best to receive in meekness That mode of worship, as most to His mind, Where earthly aids being cast behind, His All in All appears serene With the thinnest human veil between, Letting the mystic lamps, the seven, The many motions of His spirit, Pass, as...