Monday, January 21, 2008

Tea Table and Chair


"One should clean out a room in one's home

and place only a tea table and a chair in the room
with some boiled water and fragrant tea.
Afterwards, sit salutarily and allow one's spirit
to become tranquil, light, and natural."

-Li Ri Hau, A Ming Dynasty Scholar

10 comments:

  1. Melissa's Cozy Teacup8:24 AM

    Just wanted to let you know your blog has meant so much to me. I've been blessed by it, thanks!

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  2. I like that idea.....Smiles

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  3. If only I had a room where I could do just that!!!

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  4. wonderful quote and so wise. I had tea tonight with a great friend of mine, sipping Jasmine tea, two chairs, one small table. Not much conversation, just very peaceful

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  5. Good quote! ... and a good thing to do - to sit down and enjoy a delicious cup of tea.

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  6. I couldn't agree more. Yesterday I made a large pot of Mighty Leaf. . White Orchard tea and sipped all afternoon. Oh how sweet.

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  7. wonderful quote, beautiful picture!

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  8. which is exactly what i'm doing now! so nice.....

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  9. Love that quote!
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  10. Wonderful...quote and of course, PICTURE..
    Deby

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