spring’s hope…

though not in evidence here as yet,
we’re experiencing the cleansing rains
 preceding spring’s
arrival of beauty…
Charles Dickens pretty much has it right for
where we are ~
 “It was one of those March days
when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. ”

while we have assurance of hope
For, behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone.

The flowers appear on the earth;
the time of the singing [of birds] has come…
song of solomon 2.11-12
indoors,
i’m anticipating spring
and your visit
with fresh changes to my sanctuary~
hoping you can visualize a bit with me ~
this was the table..
with some detail
that now has this finish
and shabby chic rose cushions…
what do you think?
would you like to stay for tea?
i have to say it’s really lightened and brightened
my space and i’m luving it…
yay spring!
and God’s amazing gift of hope!
lovely dishes to celebrate the new spring look~
and enjoy our party together!
choice reading
to inspire a party and inspirit spring within!
are you ready for some tea ?
how about this specialtea ?
Have Hope

Renew hope and optimism with inspiring schizandra berry and nourishing oatstraw
from TeaMotions
blended with delicate white tea, tangy citrus and sweet strawberry.

delicately sweet with bright ntes of mandarin, tangerine,strawberry.

Emotional Benefit
Restores hope. 
Strengthens the body and mind to relieve worry and anxiety.

Did You Know?
Oatstraw nourishes and rejuvenates the nerves to alleviate feelings of anxiety and stress as well as emotional disturbances such as grief, fear, or exhaustion. Schizandra berry strengthens the constitution, fights fatigue and stress, and helps restore the mind and body to a balanced state.

As you sip,
put on some beautiful music or a song that inspires you.
Let the music and the tea lift your spirits!
thanks for stopping by, partying with me,
and sharing my fresh joys of spring !
may you enjoy life’s
precious gift of hope…
“The day the Lord created hope
was probably the same day he created Spring.” 
  ~Bern Williams

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21 thoughts on “spring’s hope…

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  2. How refreshing! I love your table's new finish. Just lovely. 🙂 I want to come hang out at your place and drink tea. 😉

    Thank you so much for linking to my Weekend Bloggy Reading party. 🙂 Hope you'll visit me at Serenity Now again soon! 🙂

  3. How romantic! You much be loving the changes you have made. The painting and distressing have much improved that table and chairs, and my, are those dishes pretty.

  4. Good Afternoon! Looks like we're experiencing similiar weather … can't wait for Spring to REALLY sprung. Now, I'm sure you must know how much I ADORE the shabby chic makeover of your dining table and chairs! And that beautiful floral fabric covering the seats along with the beautiful china; can I get an invite for tea? Happy (soon to be) Spring! xox

  5. Hello
    This is marvelous! Love the Dickens quote and the snow covered crocus.
    Your bed linen is gorgeous – bright and cheerful – definitely spring!
    Hope – oh, my heart fills – we're studyiing Hebrews on Sunday mornings – because of God's faithfulness we have hope – and tremendous love.
    So overwhelming,
    Thank you for sharing this spring post with Celebrate Spring with Victoria
    it is quite Delightsome
    Kathy

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