Today (okay yesterday) I am thankful for nice people. In this time of gratitude I have found that often I am the one who has to extend the gratitude. I say "thank you" all the time. Many people don't say that anymore. I say thank you to the check out lady in the grocery. I say thank you to the sales people who call me on the phone, even though I don't buy or want their product and they interrupt my dinner. I say thank you whenever anyone hands me something or gives me something. I say thank you when people call to schedule an appointment with my husband. I have found that if I do say "thank you" or "have a nice day" or in this case recently "Happy Thanksgiving" or "have a happy holiday" they will say it back and it usually puts a smile on their face. I have also noticed that it usually catches them off guard a bit. So I thank all those who are nice to me first. You put a smile on my face.
So my challenge to you today (my 7 readers, whom I love with all my heart) say kind words to someone today. Let's see if we can't start a snowball effect of kindness to each other.
We have a sign in our kitchen that says "Speak kind words, receive kind echos". I think it is pretty good words by which to live.