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Thanksgiving: Gratitude/Study Guides

Ideas, resources and conversation starters for creative approaches to Thanksgiving celebrations that are safe, healthy and fun!

Children's Books

1-Minute Gratitude Journal     Gratitude book list.jpg     Picture of The Blessing of You          Elephant's Music: Filipina, Monika: 9781433835056: Books     Picture of A Flood of Kindness          Cover of My Story Friend     Saving Earth     See You Tomorrow: A Manna and Mercy Board Book     Someday We Will: A Book for Grandparents and Grandchildren     Click to go to detail page for Something Beautiful     Tofu Takes Time     Help young children develop a growth mindset, cope with making mistakes, and learn to persevere.     We Are Better Together     What Do I Do with Worry?

Tweens & Teens

Gratitude book list.jpg     Chapter Books to Encourage Mindfulness & Gratitude    BHF logo (with DGT).png

Adult Books

Picture of Bread of Life     Dusk, Night, Dawn     Faith Practices               How Not to Be Afraid: Seven Ways to Live When Everything Seems Terrifying     Picture of Looking for God in Messy Places     Messy Minimalism: Realistic Strategies for the Rest of Us     Picture of The Peace Project     Picture of Signs of Hope

Blogs, Podcasts, & Articles

Rev. Dr. Michael Piazza wonders Where Has This Year Gone?!? and encourages us to begin each day with "Thank you".

Painting of the "first thanksgiving" with pilgrims and indigenous people sharing food.

Thanksgiving Day: An Alternative View

by The Reverend Dr. Bradley S. Hauff, Indigenous Missioner for the Episcopal Church

Webinars & Training

Being Grateful in Difficult Times: An Online Learning Journey with Diana Butler Bass