Thanksgiving offers us an opportunity to ritualize and reflect on what it means to live gratefully, every day. This collection of Thanksgiving blessings, practices, and reflections has been handpicked by the Grateful Living team to inspire your holiday gatherings.


Grateful Living Conversation Starters

by The Grateful Living Team
Questions to spark meaningful conversations at holiday gatherings and other occasions throughout the year.

Thanksgiving Blessings

by The Grateful Living Team
A collection of blessings, prayers, and invocations from diverse traditions.
Stories of Grateful Living

A Chorus of Thank-yous

by Elizabeth Aquino
In this Story of Grateful Living, Elizabeth Aquino offers an invitation to to consider how…

Thanksgiving Address – Skä•noñh

by Great Law of Peace Center
A beautiful video exploring aspects of the Thanksgiving Address and the ways that the Haudenosaunee…
News & Announcements

Make Gratitude A Center-Peace This Thanksgiving Season

by Kristi Nelson
How to gather with people whom opinions and ideologies differ and finding the shared heart…
field of orange poppies mountains
Audio Clips

Giver of All Good Gifts (audio)

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
A Thanksgiving prayer offered by Br. David and accompanied by Gary Malkin’s inspired music.

Thanksgiving Song

by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB
As the Great Dynamo who powers the wheels of seasons and yearsTurns autumn once more…

More Ways to Share Gratefulness this Thanksgiving

  • Brighten someone’s day with a message of gratitude, care or celebration from our collection of Thanksgiving eCards
  • Light a Candle
  • Visit our Practice Space and respond to our Daily Question
  • Watch A Grateful Day and share it with friends and family

And would love to hear from you! Please share any ideas you might have to deepen our experience and appreciation this Thanksgiving in the reflection area below.

Photo by Anastase Maragos