GIVING THANKS: 10 Thanksgiving Ideas for Your Family

64827_happy_thanksgiving_collageDoes your family tend to get too caught up in the preparation of the holidays and spend too little time giving thanks to God?   Make the most of your time together and honor God as a family.

1. Many families take a moment on Thanksgiving Day to let each person say aloud what he or she is thankful for this year. Experts say it is a good idea to expand this idea and create a gratitude journal to express your thankfulness everyday. Making it a point to list one small thing that brings you joy every day helps set a positive tone for your life. It can be as simple as listing the pretty weather, colorful fall leaves, cats underfoot, or a good laugh at a pointless commercial. Tell your spouse or your children what brought you joy today. What are they grateful for today? They may surprise you. Continue reading