meditative teaIn my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all

of nature represented in its green color.
Closing my eyes I find green

mountains and pure water within my own heart.
Silently sitting alone

and drinking tea, I feel these become part of me.

 

–Soshitsu Sen XIV

Grand Master of Tea, Japan

TEA ELECTION UPDATE:

NYC Breakfast (McCain): 17 votes

Serenity (Obama): 10 votes