This week’s tea theme is life brought to us by Pat of Ooglebloops. Check out her second Tea Bag Swap.
When I think of “life” I think of the cycle…the beginning and the end.
Our family has been blessed abundantly with the birth of new, precious life. My dear husband and I have 8 beautiful grandchildren (and a 9th who has not made his/her appearance) ranging from the ages of 15 to 23 months. Each one has added a different and special “ingredient” to this time span we call life.
In descending order…grandchildren who’ve added joy and renewed youth to our lives…
All these beautiful grandchildren were blessings from God and my children and children in love.
Family is the nucleus of this life…the glue that binds us to something bigger than ourselves. Through good times and bad family is family…life is in the blood.
My mother and dad not too long ago…before my dear dad got sick…and life began to wane. It was their love that started this legacy of life over 60 years ago…
And the end of the cycle here on earth touches all of us at our appointed time…the end of that cycle began for this family when our dear dad died.
Dad’s was a life lived with honor. Dad passed away on December 16, 2009. He is greatly missed.
Life is a cycle…a never-ending cycle. I know there are many belief systems, but my “life” post would not be complete without sharing my hope in life eternal…and hope that I will see my dad again.
Before I close, I’d like to share my Nathalie of An Artist’s Legacy tea bag swap send. Thank you, Nathalie. I’m enjoying it greatly. Nathalie’s send was creatively green. She repurposed a canceled check and made her envelope from a brown paper lunch sack. The stamp art was whimsical and made me smile. I’m already enjoying the wonderful teas, and she shared truvia (a Stevia sweetener everyone should know about) with me which was oh so sweet of her.
And to top it off…a handwritten note.
As I compose this Life theme tea Tuesday, I’m sipping delicious Raspberry tea…one of the simple pleasures of this life.
Thank you for visiting. For more Tea on Tuesday visit these fine blogs…
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Until next time…
When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~ Joyce Brothers ~
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