Drink your tea slowly and reverently,
as if it is the axis
on which the world earth revolves
– slowly, evenly, without
rushing toward the future;
Live the actual moment.
Only this moment is life.

by Thich Nhat Hahn

Originally posted in June 2008 by T Ching

Photo “Tea” is copyright under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License to the photographer Ton Tip and is being posted unaltered (source)