Friends Church Calgary Weekly Message


Dec. 4, 2016

Speaker: Trevor Dreher Chances are you heard growing up, “Always remember to say thank you.” I know for me that sentence echoes from my childhood. I remember my parents making me say thank-you to my Aunt and Uncle when they got me a Peanuts Cartoon Colouring Book. To me, it wasn’t really a big deal…I mean it was just a colouring book and they did get my little brother one as well, so I didn’t really feel like they deserved such gratitude. But now, as a parent, I find myself saying this phrase all of the time (just ask my son!). Sure, there’s an element of being courteous and polite but I also believe that saying thank you, or showing appreciation to the people we are in relationships with, goes beyond social courtesies. In fact, I’m learning it can have a profound impact in our relationships. This Sunday, I want to talk about why my Aunt and Uncle did deserve to be thanked and how this simple act can increase our love and connection to others. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.