posted on Jan, 4 2020 @ 01:13 PM
“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.” – Author Unknown
I love tea. Not just drinking it but making it. Sharing a cup of tea that was prepared with care, and sharing it with a friend or neighbor is a very
I was given a very beautiful, old fashioned cast iron tea pot for Christmas, by a family member that knows my passion for tea. It is a most
appreciated gift and one that is used daily, sometimes more than that. I have been gifted decorative teapots, but this is one that is functional and
has a traditional feel.
When making tea, just now, for my mother and me, I remembered how I loved serving tea, even as a child. My mother would handle the hot water and help
me pour it into the cups for my siblings and friends. Serving tea is a way to share a few minutes in cordial conversation and fellowship. A simple
communion that can be shared between the host and the guest, simple and congenial.
Tea is a common way that both the rich and poor, from all around the world share friendship. Tea aids with comfort, healing, warming, cooling, and so
much more. If you have not experienced the magic of tea before, I suggest you give it a try.
Happy New Year.
“What better way to suggest friendliness – and to create it – than with a cup of tea?” – J. Grayson Luttrell