Washing the dishes is better then thank you

There was much advice handed to us during our weekly Thursday afternoon mussar shumzem in high school, most of it was about how we shouldn’t look at girls or listen to non-Jewish music. But one of those pieces of advice was used this past weekend and it made a great impression on my host and me.

My host had cooked a great meal and was tired, I decided to wash the dishes, loads of them, and throw the rest in the dishwasher. It made me feel good and my host even better. I guess thsoe Rabbis were right about that.

Washing the dishes is better then thank you.