Thank you, thank you, thank you! 8


Thank you.  There.  You try it. 
Say: thank you.  Write:  Thank you.
It’s not so hard to do, is it?

Two simple words that mean a lot.

Thank you…

  • For the gift
  • For the recommendation.
  • For that wonderful meal.
  • For listening.
  • For the loan (repayment enclosed)
  • For the experience.
  • For last night.
  • For loving me.
  • For raising me.
  • For the photo.
  • For doing your chores without being asked.
  • For all those things you do that keep this family, house, office, company going.
  • For noticing.
  • For the compliment.
  • For being in my life.
  • For volunteering.
  • For showing up.
  • For doing what you said you would.
  • For being.

A thank you is always appreciated, never comes too late even if long overdue.
It doesn’t have to be lengthy.  Got it?  Do it.

(Thank you for reading this post.)

Thank you
Boston Public Library for…
Thank you TJ Maxx
Be thankful for what it ain’t.

About Candelaria Silva

Candelaria Silva-Collins is a marketing, community outreach and programming consultant; writer; and trainer/facilitator who lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She has designed and facilitated workshops on a wide variety of topics including communication, facilitation, job search skills, team building, and parenting issues. She currently coordinates the Community Membership Program of the Huntington Theatre Company. Her work as Director of ACT Roxbury was profiled in several publications, including The Creative Communities Builders Handbook. Candelaria’s children’s stories, short stories, essays and reviews have been published in local and national publications and she is an active blogger. Her publications include the booklets, Handling Rejection; Pushing through Shyness: Networking Tips when You’re Shy, Slow to Warm Up or Just don’t Feel you Belong; and Real Questions about Sex & Relationships for Teens: A Discussion Guide for Parents. She has served on the boards of Goddard College, Wheelock Family Theatre, Boston Foundation for Architecture, and Discover Roxbury. She is currently Chair, Designators of the Henderson Foundation.

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