Monday, January 13, 2014

New Year, New Day...This is the Day

We wait for the new year.... a new start.  Perhaps this is a time of new commitments, like getting organized, being more attentive to loved ones and others, being dedicated to self: eating well, exercising, and quiet time. I can't think of a better way to start the new year than taking time for having tea and reading.  As much as I love planning and hosting tea parties, this time of year helps me to realize how much I need to do this for myself.

Here in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, it has been extremely cold, so much that the schools are closed due to a very low wind chill, negative 30 - 45 degrees F.  With the cold keeping us in and close to home, it has been a perfect time to engage in the ritual of tea, and getting caught up on some reading.....just for fun.

"This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it."  Psalm 118:24

I hope that you are taking time for enjoying the ritual of tea, reading your latest issue of Tea Time Magazine, or just appreciating a safe, warm home to reside in.  

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