Use the Conversation Starter of the Day to ignite a positive discussion.
Was church a significant part of your life as a child?
Do you like to use the internet?
At what age did you feel like an adult?
What is one piece of advice you would give a stranger that you learned from your family?
Which author would you most like to receive a letter from if you could?
What was your favorite thing to do at the beach?
Who is or was someone you have/had a hard time saying “no” to?
Discuss the Inspiration Moment of the Day to inspire feelings of positivity.
“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way and not starting.” – Buddha
” Happiness is wanting only what you really need.” – unknown
“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato
“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” – Jean Paul
“If fear is cultivated it will become stronger. If faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.” – John Paul Jones
“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
“In every day there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” – Les Brown
Begin each day by reciting the Daily Statement of Thankfulness or offer your own out loud or silently. Next, follow the daily prompt.
I am thankful for all the good I have experienced over the course of my life and for the good I helped others experience.
I am thankful for the growth and strength my challenges afforded me and for the times I was able to help others through their challenges.
I am thankful to have loved others and to have been loved by others.
I am thankful for the lessons I learned and for those I helped to teach.
I am thankful for the efforts I made and the work I did and for the efforts that were made and for the work others did on my behalf.
I am thankful for the laughter I have enjoyed and for the times I was able to make others smile.
I am thankful I have had so many people, things, and experiences in my life to be grateful for.
Say out loud what you are grateful for at this moment.
Draw something you have been grateful for in your lifetime.
Visualize someone you are or were grateful for.
Write down anything in the world that you are grateful for.
Think about something others were grateful to you for during your lifetime. For example: Did you teach someone to fish or bake their favorite cookie? Did you hold the door for strangers? Did you teach Sunday School or give a friend a ride to work?
Think of someone you would like to thank if you could for something they did. Examples: the military for keeping us safe or your first-grade teacher or the cruise ship captain who kept you safe as you vacationed.
Name one thing in each category that you are or have been thankful for: