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Love your neighbor… and your neighbor's children.

Love your neighbor… and your neighbor’s children.“There should be no other limit to exercising kindness to my neighbor than the end of my resources.” -John CalvinA huge swath of Orange Mound is currently sorting out the tensions of virtual school with laptops, Internet connectivity and child care, all while breadwinning. Small businesses in Orange Mound are sorting through the CARES Act (Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) in order to squeeze a breat
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Bretta

Some of our customers and supporters already know Bretta from her short video clips, Tea Tips. But like all of the women who work at My Cup of Tea, Bretta is a complex and extraordinary woman with a story to tell.
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Guide to Creating a Relaxing Morning Routine

Guide to Creating a Relaxing Morning Routine

Morning routines can set the tone for the rest of your day. By creating a relaxing morning routine, you can have time for all of your favorite things while still being productive, including morning strolls, warm tea, and more.
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The Parallel Universe of the Wonder Women

The Parallel Universe of the Wonder Women

     Strong arms, shrewdness, and nurturing ways are prized virtues of the woman esteemed in Proverbs 31.  I have always thought the quintessential virtuous woman is tireless, teaches in the church nursery and is in two Bible studies, one of which she leads. I conjure that she shows good stewardship when she respectfully sends her family’s outgrown clothes dry cleaned on wire hangers to the convenient clothes closet for poor people. In my mind, I am confident she and he
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COVID-19, National Iced Tea Day Bring Free Shipping for Customers

COVID-19, National Iced Tea Day Bring Free Shipping for Customers

The terms COVID-19 and National Iced Tea Day probably have never been uttered in the same sentence until now. Yet, in 2020, it won’t surprise anyone that two seemingly unrelated things have collided to bring about a “new normal”. On Wednesday, June 10th, National Iced Tea Day, My Cup of Tea will begin shipping its products for free to any customer in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).“Concerns about COVID-19 have made it more difficult for our customers to
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Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

Looking for a unique local gift for the moms in your life for Mother's Day? Check out our selection of great gift ideas at My Cup of Tea!
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Mediation for Misinformation: COVID-19 and Racial Disparity

Mediation for Misinformation: COVID-19 and Racial Disparity

COVID-19 is a civil rights issue. Why? Because it's affecting our African-American communities in much more devastating ways. We discuss over on the blog.
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My Cup of Tea on Fox13

Fox13 recently featured My Cup of Tea in their news broadcast, showcasing the work they are doing in Orange Mound.
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Women Who are Valued

“The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the  PRESENCE OF WOMEN WHO ARE VALUED.” - Michelle ObamaI think of Mary, the mother of Jesus, at this time of year. Her value to the world is beyond measure, but it was not so at the time of her pregnancy.Mary could have been one of our neighbors in Orange Mound.  Her circumstances in Nazareth, 2000 years ago are similar in some ways to the many women we employ. She was rejected by her neighbo
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My Cup of Tea In the News

My Cup of Tea In the News

Learn more about My Cup of Tea and its mission to help rejuvenate the community of Orange Mound by providing employment for women in the community.
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Christmas Open House

Visit My Cup of Tea for our annual Christmas Open House to learn more about our mission and to sample our delicious teas.
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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Learn more about the history of the Orange Mound community of Memphis and learn how you can join us in revitalizing this neighborhood.
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