Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

I was, initially,  surprised to learn that “thank you” had anything to do with Love. It’s obvious that it is the ‘polite’ and ‘courteous’ phrase to use in many situations, but an element of Love?  Really?

The meaning:

Thank you——–I am grateful for the benefit I have received from your actions.

Thanking is the third  critical action element of Love.    

The meaningless:

The robotic “thank you,” at the checkout, with no eye contact, has no meaning.

If it isn’t sincere it’s meaningless, no matter where.

The meaningful:

A simple “thank you,” from the heart, with even a few seconds of eye contact, is perceived by the receiver as real and meaningful. This holds true in business as well as in the home, between friends, acquaintances and the stranger who holds the door for us.

Thanking takes some degree of energy. Energy is the force of our life so since we are spending some of it anyway, say “thank you” from the bottom of our hearts, with meaning, let it ring out with sincerity every chance we get.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The Thanksgiving holiday was meant to be a day during which America would give thanks to our Creator for the benefits we have received from His actions.

If you  have not read this please find time to do so here.    

This Thanksgiving:

All of us at TGC wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. May each one of you be showered with all of Love’s elements and most especially those of Thanking, emanating from you and toward you.

Don’t forget to subscribe to TGC for free updates, news and stuff.

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  1. Jim McLellan
    November 24, 2011 | 7:38 am

    A magnificent Post. I sincerely hope and pray it reaches far and wide___hither and yon.

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Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

I was, initially,  surprised to learn that “thank you” had anything to do with Love. It’s obvious that it is the ‘polite’ and ‘courteous’ phrase to use in many situations, but an element of Love?  Really?

The meaning:

Thank you——–I am grateful for the benefit I have received from your actions.

Thanking is the third  critical action element of Love.    

The meaningless:

The robotic “thank you,” at the checkout, with no eye contact, has no meaning.

If it isn’t sincere it’s meaningless, no matter where.

The meaningful:

A simple “thank you,” from the heart, with even a few seconds of eye contact, is perceived by the receiver as real and meaningful. This holds true in business as well as in the home, between friends, acquaintances and the stranger who holds the door for us.

Thanking takes some degree of energy. Energy is the force of our life so since we are spending some of it anyway, say “thank you” from the bottom of our hearts, with meaning, let it ring out with sincerity every chance we get.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The Thanksgiving holiday was meant to be a day during which America would give thanks to our Creator for the benefits we have received from His actions.

If you  have not read this please find time to do so here.    

This Thanksgiving:

All of us at TGC wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. May each one of you be showered with all of Love’s elements and most especially those of Thanking, emanating from you and toward you.

Don’t forget to subscribe to TGC for free updates, news and stuff.

One Response to Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving
  1. Jim McLellan
    November 24, 2011 | 7:38 am

    A magnificent Post. I sincerely hope and pray it reaches far and wide___hither and yon.

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Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

I was, initially,  surprised to learn that “thank you” had anything to do with Love. It’s obvious that it is the ‘polite’ and ‘courteous’ phrase to use in many situations, but an element of Love?  Really?

The meaning:

Thank you——–I am grateful for the benefit I have received from your actions.

Thanking is the third  critical action element of Love.    

The meaningless:

The robotic “thank you,” at the checkout, with no eye contact, has no meaning.

If it isn’t sincere it’s meaningless, no matter where.

The meaningful:

A simple “thank you,” from the heart, with even a few seconds of eye contact, is perceived by the receiver as real and meaningful. This holds true in business as well as in the home, between friends, acquaintances and the stranger who holds the door for us.

Thanking takes some degree of energy. Energy is the force of our life so since we are spending some of it anyway, say “thank you” from the bottom of our hearts, with meaning, let it ring out with sincerity every chance we get.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The Thanksgiving holiday was meant to be a day during which America would give thanks to our Creator for the benefits we have received from His actions.

If you  have not read this please find time to do so here.    

This Thanksgiving:

All of us at TGC wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. May each one of you be showered with all of Love’s elements and most especially those of Thanking, emanating from you and toward you.

Don’t forget to subscribe to TGC for free updates, news and stuff.

One Response to Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving
  1. Jim McLellan
    November 24, 2011 | 7:38 am

    A magnificent Post. I sincerely hope and pray it reaches far and wide___hither and yon.

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Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving

I was, initially,  surprised to learn that “thank you” had anything to do with Love. It’s obvious that it is the ‘polite’ and ‘courteous’ phrase to use in many situations, but an element of Love?  Really?

The meaning:

Thank you——–I am grateful for the benefit I have received from your actions.

Thanking is the third  critical action element of Love.    

The meaningless:

The robotic “thank you,” at the checkout, with no eye contact, has no meaning.

If it isn’t sincere it’s meaningless, no matter where.

The meaningful:

A simple “thank you,” from the heart, with even a few seconds of eye contact, is perceived by the receiver as real and meaningful. This holds true in business as well as in the home, between friends, acquaintances and the stranger who holds the door for us.

Thanking takes some degree of energy. Energy is the force of our life so since we are spending some of it anyway, say “thank you” from the bottom of our hearts, with meaning, let it ring out with sincerity every chance we get.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

The Thanksgiving holiday was meant to be a day during which America would give thanks to our Creator for the benefits we have received from His actions.

If you  have not read this please find time to do so here.    

This Thanksgiving:

All of us at TGC wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. May each one of you be showered with all of Love’s elements and most especially those of Thanking, emanating from you and toward you.

Don’t forget to subscribe to TGC for free updates, news and stuff.

One Response to Giving Thanks this Thanksgiving
  1. Jim McLellan
    November 24, 2011 | 7:38 am

    A magnificent Post. I sincerely hope and pray it reaches far and wide___hither and yon.

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