Bearing witness to your
Say thanks for what
you've been given - add thanks!
November 1 - 30, 2017
"Say Thanks!" events
take place during November, but you may add thank you notes anytime
Thanksgiving - a
Holiday with Personal Meaning
Each year on the
fourth Thursday in November, people in the USA observe Thanksgiving.
Other parts of the world have similar holidays to reflect on
gratitude, or to celebrate an abundant harvest from the soil.
While this day is mainly a
family get-together, there are many personal incentives
to say thanks.
Can you appreciate what you
There are countless reasons
to be thankful during every day of your life!
That may include
having trusted friends, close family members, excellent teachers,
a wonderful boss, a new job, a profitable business, good employees.
Maybe you know
others who are of service all year long: our soldiers abroad, doctors
and nurses, police, firefighters and paramedics, people who quietly do
their jobs for your community.
Or how about
enjoying reasonably good health, a steady income, an insight or
solution for a problem, or even the things you own... you get the
Saying "Thank You"
for all your blessings is a beautifully divine gesture
It's not only good
for your soul. It's a positive emotion, and you know what that can do
for your health.
Being able to be
thankful with a full heart has benefits that reach far beyond one's
own well-being. You'll set a shining example to those in your
immediate environment, teaching them to be appreciative.
Sometimes it takes
courage to express your gratitude. And it can be even more difficult
to accept a "thank you" from someone else. Do it gracefully - it shows
that you have respect for them. Try it out!
thankful for, say it in your own way
Make up a note: draw,
paint, make a photo collage, write a poem - whatever it is that comes
to mind. Put your thinking cap on, and let your creative juices flow!
Make as many thank
you notes as you wish - each will be posted to the wall. You also get an
individual page for each note, so people can see them there forever.
PLUS - you
may win a ribbon for your entry!
Win ribbons in the following categories:
The coveted Blue Ribbon
You may win one
of these virtual ribbons, to be displayed on your note's
Post a Thank You Note to
Help fill the future
Love, Peace & Beads Museum - it's
Each note gets framed and is displayed on the
"Wall of Thanks"*