If Wishes Were Horses

Posted by Lucas Mays on

Today's Cup of Tea topic will be "If Wishes Were Horses." When I was little, I remember an old Scottish proverb and nursery rhyme , "if wishes were horses, beggars would ride them." At that time, I understood it to mean, only beggars would be making wishes! When I thought...

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Happiness Moments

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In our world today, our survival depends on all the happiness moments we can collect! I want to share all the moments of happiness I experience and hope you will reflect on yours. On a personal level, happiness revolves around my family and friends. My happiness cup overflows with each...

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Oldies are Goodies

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We always hear about the "good old days." Over time, we remember the good things and the not-so-good fades through the years. I think it is wonderful that we learn from early challenges, and what floats to the top are the happy memories! Growing up, our family of eight had...

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Graciousness

Posted by Lucas Mays on

The importance of being a gracious person is Bachan’s Cup of Tea today. Growing up, we were always taught by our parents to say, please and thank you. They would always say, "What's the magic word." We always were respectful to these little teachings passed on from one generation to...

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Communication

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My Cup of Tea today is the importance of communication. My goal in these "Cups of Tea" is to bring my thoughts and stories to you and hope they will bring remembrances and similar experiences that we can share over a Cup of Tea. Communication is vital individually and globally....

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Bachanisms

Posted by Robert Van Horne on

The topic to discuss over our Cup of Tea today is "isms"—as in Bachanisms. "Isms" are suffixes that are positive and negative. My Bachanisms are positive thoughts that convey my own feelings only. The Ten Commandments, the Bill of Rights, Buddhism’s Eight-fold Noble Path and even Leroy Jethro Gibbs, NCIS,...

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Introduction

Posted by Robert Van Horne on

The other day, my grandson Justin said, “Bachan, you should write stories, your thoughts for my blog.” I heard of blogs but didn’t know anything about them! I said, “OK, it would be fun!” As I thought about it, it gave me a lift, an activity that would fill my...

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