Use the Conversation Starter of the Day to ignite a positive discussion.
What was your least favorite chore as a child?
Do you prefer complete darkness or some light while you sleep?
Have you ever been a passenger on a motorcycle?
What was the first movie you remember seeing in a movie theater?
Did you grow up in a large or a small house?
Did you travel for your or your spouse’s job?
Did your family eat lunch or dinner at church on a regular basis?
Discuss the Inspiration Moment of the Day to inspire feelings of positivity.
“Live happily!’ – unknown
“It’s often the bend in the road that makes the trip worth the drive.” – unknown
“Chocolate won’t solve your problems but it’s a great place to start.” – unknown
“Listening to your heart can make all the difference in the world.” – unknown
“Let it be.” – The Beatles
“Good things come to those who love.” – unknown
“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. ” – Oscar Wilde
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: