My mom always stressed the importance of writing thank you notes for gifts. Even though I am well passed the years of her raising me, her voice is still in my head. (hopefully that can be an encouraging word to those moms that don’t think their kids are hearing them. Your voice will be the voice in their head so keep talking.) Last Friday I went to work and I found this in my mailbox.
An anonymous iloverehabs reader, who happens to know the address to where I work because she has been a customer before, sent me the sweetest note. The note would have been enough, but she threw in a $100 gift card to Lowes. My immediate reaction was shock and then I was overwhelmed by thankfulness. Since it was signed anonymously and no return address, there is no way that I can send her a thankyou note. So if you are reading (you know who you are:) this is for you:
Thank you so much of being so generous with your words. They were a huge encouragement to me and they came at a needed time. Last week was a tough week for a few reasons and getting this on Friday was truly a well-timed blessing. Thank you for the gift card. I feel humbled that you would do that for me, someone you don’t know that well. I love your heart to give in secret. Giving in secret, in my opinion, is the spirit of true giving. A giver who gives in secret is not looking for a reward in return, but instead, just wanting to give because they feel led to do so from their heart. You have inspired me to do the same for someone else.
Thank you again!