Sunday, November 25, 2012

Thanksgiving

While Thanksgiving is over for another year, I hope you continue to be thankful for your many blessings.  It is fairly simple to say you are thankful, but if you are thankful, how do you show that? Complete the following sentence: "I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift, but I also..."  Tell us how you show your gratitude beyond a simple thank you.  Give an example from your own life.

Here is mine:  For my birthday this year, my aunt gave me a necklace. It is lovely, but not something I would usually wear.  When I went to lunch with her, I planned my outfit around that necklace and wore it so that she would be able to see that I truly appreciated her gift.

46 comments:

  1. My aunt gave me a glass silver beetle.I put it on a key chain and I only bring it on special occasions.

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  2. I'm thankful for are gifts even if I don't use it. But I'm thankful for everything. I'm thankful for my family

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  3. I also thank people when they be really nice to me because sometimes people are mean to me and it makes me feel bad.like when my brother bees nice to me and i thank him.

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  4. I.m thankful a lot of my stuff and I don't always say "thank you". Sometimes I do something for the person who gave it to me or I give them a thank you card.

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  5. For Christmas last year I got a charm bracelet and on my birthday I sometimes get charms for it.On special occasions I will were it but i dont wear it regularly becuase i dont want to lose it

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  6. I am thankful for all the love of my family because they are always there for me and I appreciate that.

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  7. I always thank people when they do somthing for me or get me a gift but I also thank people when its really not the first thing I wanted. Like for my birthday a couple of years ago my great aunt knitted me a sweater. It was not really what I wanted to wear but I still thanked her.

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  8. This year for my birthday my grandmother took me shopping at the mall. And I got all the things I wanted! So to tell her how much I appreciated her time and her money, I wrote her a thank you card to tell her that I appreciated her!

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  9. I also thank people for example Kaleb gave me roll tide band for arm I always wear it.

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  10. I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift, but I also...thank them in a way similar to this...Last year for Christmas, my grandma got me a pillow that matched my bed spread. I eventually got a new bed spread, so it didn't match the pillow. So when my grandma came over to visit, I changed my bed spread to match the pillow so that she would know that I appreciated her gift very much.

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  11. My grandmother once gave me a necklace that Ive only worn once because I only wear it on very important or super fun occasins.

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  12. My aunt gave me a bracelet, it's not something I wouldn't wear everyday, but I'd wear it to church.

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  13. My gramother for Christmas, takes me to Toys R US.I thank her by playing with it on Christmas morning

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  14. I am grateful for our family friends Carol, Paulo, and Owen. They are not related to us by blood; however, they mean so much more to me.

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  15. I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift but i also.....I go to my Grandparent's house mostly every year for christmas. p.s.my grandmother is one of those grandparents were she always gets me the exspensive gifts. So my grandmother got me this scarf one year and every day since i was a there house i would were it out when we went to dinner because it was cold out and i needed a scarf to wear. Also because my grandmother thought it was sweet of me to wear it every day so that is how i thanked some one.

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  16. I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift, but I also thank them in other ways. Like when I went to my grandparents house to help clean up their yard from a tree that had fallen. I really didn't want to but thought about all the things they did for me, so I did it any ways.

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  17. I'm always thankful for gifts,even ones that I dont use. My mom bought me a braclet from R.E.I and I only wear it if I'm doing something fun with my mom.

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  18. I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift, but I also get them a gift. When my mom got me an Ipod for Christmas I showed my appreciation by getting her a pair of pajamas that she wanted.

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  19. The way I'm thankful is i use it everyday like the Webkinz i got from my music directors, Rob and Linda.

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    1. Hold on, don't read that. This is what you need to read. The way I'm thankful is I use the Webkinz I got from my music directors, Rob and Linda. They also gave me one of the lead roles in our Christmas play, I'm a Roman soldier with my friend Dakota.

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  20. My grandma gave me a bracelet made of Italian glass last christmas so when ever she comes to visit I wear it to show that I love the bracelet and that I love her.

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  21. when my grandparents give me any kind of a gift i help them clean up around their house, feed their dogs, help them clean the pool, and put away or put up holiday decorations. i love to show people that i appreciate the things they do for me and spend their hard earned money on me.

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  22. My parents gave me the greatest chance of studying by letting me study abroad. The only way to show them that I appreciate it is just studying hard and doing the best I can do.

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  23. When my parents let me invite a friend over to spend the night, the day after that I try to be a little extra helpful around the house. I make sure to clean up the mess that we made. Sometimes I help my mom with my five year old brother too. I also help her with the usual chores of taking care of our dogs. I also make sure to thank her for letting my friend come over.

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  24. I'm always thankful for when people do something for me or give me a gift, but I'm always thankful for...
    My family, friends, God, and Jesus! One of my favorite thing about thanksgiving is when me and my family go around and say what we are thankful of. Another one is when, We dirty trukey! It's so fun seeing everyone's face, and get the present that you have always wanted! For example, I was super happy when I picked the present with the blue paper, because it had a Ipod in it! I will never forget that moment!

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  25. When I went to Alabama my grandma gave me my grandfarthers old belt to were in middle school. I was very happy to were his belt. To show him how much Icare I wear it every day to school.

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  26. On Thanksgiving my mom cooks a big meal for all of my family. She cooks turkey, roll, green bean caseroll, and a lot of pies. Everytime I go up too my mom and say thank you. I always enjoy the meal.

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  27. Im always thankful when my parents or grandparents give me very funny,nice, or awesome cards. One time my grandma got me a shirt with a christmas tree on it. My mom did not like me having it on me at public. But every time I go to my grandmas house. My mom will put it on me to appreciate the grift from grandma.

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  28. I think people when the are really nice to me because sometimes people are really mean to me and it makes me feel bad.Like I know this obviously happens to everybody but my brother is sometimes really mean to me.I have to tell him STOP!!!!!!But then when he is nice to me and I tell him thank you.

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  29. I am thankful to my grandmother.Every time I wont something new we go get it.So the next time I'm over I try to be nice.And if I spend the night I try to do something nice.Like do the dishes why they rest.And when they buy me a shirt I where it when I can.

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  30. One time my grandad got me a baseball glove. To show that I was really thankful, I went outside with grandad, and we threw baseball. I'm still trying to break it in.

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  31. My grandmother gave me a DS game for Christmas. Even though i didnt want it, I played with it until she left.

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  32. I always thank people when they do something for me or give me a gift, but I also am thankful when someone sends me a card. So my mom's best friend always sends me and my sister a card every holiday, even on weekends telling me to have a great one. To show my thanks I always send her back a homemade thanks for the wonderful card, card.

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  33. I am thankful for a lot of things,family,GOD,JESUS,and friends. I am thankful for everyone does for me like when they give me gifts,like once my aunt gave me a necklace from a country in the Bahamas and I only where it when I see her

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  34. I am thankful for my family. When we go out for dessert to Sweet Cici's I always give my mom the chocolate covered almonds from my sundae. That shows that I am thankful for the treat she bought for me.

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  35. I'm am thankful for my Family,Friends,and the men and women fighting for our coutry.So when i say my pray at night i make sure to thank them and to keep them safe.So i show them loyalty when i pray. I and that is why i love all of them

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  36. I am very thankful for the freedom that my parents give me. Whenever we go to a special event like Lighting of the Green, they always let me go out with my friends. In return, I always try to say thank you to them and be polite to them even though I feel I do not do thank them enough.

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  37. I'm thankful for my family and how loving they are to me. For example, My mom and dad drive me to school, help me out when I need it, and they care for me.

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  38. When my grandparents give me any kind of gift I help them clean up around their house, feed their dogs, help them clean the pool, and put away or put up holiday decorations. I love to show people that I appreciate all that they do for me.

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  39. Some of my dad's clients send me gifts even if they haven't met me . To thank them I send them a "thank you" note.

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  40. Whenever my mom or dad or friends help me with something,or give me a gift of course I say thank you. But what I give them in return is, helping something that they need, or a gift,card,or favor. Inside it makes me feel good, that well I did something nice to the person. I am so so thankful that I have a family that does great things for me. And, helps me get through all the tough times.

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  41. Jackson N. #16 Burris HomeroomNovember 27, 2012 at 6:54 PM

    I got a bunch of clothes for Christmas last year. I don't usually get many clothes for Christmas but they were good Winter clothes that fit well. Although I got clothes along with my usual pile of toys and games, I still had a great time with my family.

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  42. I love it when my mom takes me on a cruise because it is fun. When she does I am very thankful because there is a safe boat I am on, I a getting good food and water, I am with my amazing mom and my family, I am protected by some nice people, and that I get to see God's amazing world. In return I am kind, obedient, helpful, charing, and gives y mom a lot of huges and kisses. I love my mom!

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  43. I liked it when I went to Ceders of Lebanon State Park. That was where I went for Thanksgiving. Before I ate, I played with NERF guns with my father. When I got home, I watched Netflix and played video games. I didn't know I was going, but I loved my parents afterwards!

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  44. I'm thankful for my family. My mother makes good food for me always. Sometimes she asks me to cook with her. Last week we baked a coca cola cake which was very good. I'm so thankful for the time that I share with my mother in the kitchen. I also appreciate the time that I spend with my dad. He helps me with my school work, he always checks Ren-web to see what I need to complete for my classes. I feel like my dad is always watching my back, and I am really thankful for that. My brother is awesome, he plays basketball with me and also Xbox. I'm so glad I have a big brother. I'm thankful for my friends, they invite me to their birthday parties and we have so much fun. Kaleb is one of my good friends. I am thankful for the roll tide wrist band that Kaleb gave to me. I always wear the wrist band to show my appreciation for this gift from Kaleb. I'm sad that Kaleb is leaving Tennessee to go and live in Alabama, I will miss him.

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  45. I'm thankful for my family,but I am very thankful for our God. For Jesus ding on the cross.When I was baptized,my grandma gave me a necklace and a card.She said that I need to keep the card in a safe place and to keep the necklace on when ever I come to visit.So every time I come I put it on for her.I also put the card in a glass chest.

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