By the end of my sickness leave to rest my voice I made a deep reflection on the weeks that had passed. One of the things I thought of was the love and care I had received. I made a list with all the people who cared for me whether by a call, a text message, an email or a visit. And whether this person was a family member, a friend, a colleague or an acquaintance. Feeling grateful to them, I thought that I wanted to thank them practically. A party, I thought.
I threw a party and invited them all for lunch. Welcoming them at my place, I took the speech and thanked them all for caring for me in my sickness. They were busy and they had their own lives, yet they all had one thing in common called compassion.
I learned to be thankful and to express my thankfulness through actions.
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