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A sharing of my heart and my home from a Christian perspective

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Tea Time Tuesday


Hello all my wonderful bloggy friends. I have been doing some pondering and I thought I would do a little something different on my blog once a week.

Since I began this wonderful blogging adventure, I have met so many lovely people and one thing I know, we all have a story to share. I have participated in several memes and alas, I have run out of a certain colour therefore I don't join in that one any longer.
I have also participated in several blog parties and I participate in Spiritual Sundays on a regular basis.

I also know several ladies who love their tea, their teacups, and teapots. Some get together for a tea party once a month or so.

So I thought that since Tuesday is almost mid-week, I would share a piece of my collection of teacups and tea pots and a short story or testimonial.
I don't know how long I will be able to do this but I'll give it a try and see how it goes.

I thought I would call it, "Tea Time and Testimonials." Some of you may want to join in. I would welcome each and every one of you! Just share a piece of your teacup/tea pot collection and a scripture verse, poem, short story or testimonial.

My contribution for today will be short and sweet just to get it going~

I'm not sure who this quote is from but I like it!

"Make every day a Masterpiece! Don't think about the things you have to do. Think about the things you get to do."

This was important to me in particular when I first was diagnosed with a chronic illness. In the beginning, when I was house bound and couldn't get out, I was able to be thankful for many things; especially my family and friends. Even though the future looked bleak at the time, the Lord gave me a thankful heart and helped me to keep a positive attitude. Today, almost twenty years later, I am enjoying my life and I am able to do many things that twenty years ago I had to set aside for a time.

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

Thanks for stopping by today. Please come again soon as I really do enjoy your company!

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

7 comments:

  1. Hi Sandi,
    I love your tea setting and I am glad your health has improved so you can enjoy life.How is Dennis doing now?
    What mild weather we are having!
    Take care,
    Carolyn

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  2. Sandi,
    Great idea. Good luck with it and I will be here on Tuesdays for your good word.
    Blessings!
    Gwen

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  3. Oh what a beautiful tea setting. I love your beautiful post. Such sentimental words of inspiration. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Blessings,
    Sandra

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  4. Hi Sandi! I love your beautiful tea set, and how that sweet little bird is just peeking around to be seen too! ~tina

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  5. Hi Sandi,
    Your idea to start something new on your blog sounds like a good one! I'm also rethinking what direction I want to go with my blog. Spiritual Sundays is something I will keep up with, though, as I really enjoy it and get a lot out of it.
    Love your tea and testimonial party idea!

    Jean

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  6. i do understand your words about running of shots for this or that...i am in that category...

    but i do love to read and enjoy the others images!

    our blogs are supposed to be for ourselves...as well as others, so i applaud your decision to make your blog work for you :)

    and i echo all your previous comments...lovely tea set, top be sure.

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  7. Oh I love this idea ~Wonderful ~Blessings Heather

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I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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