A wonderful addition to the Thanksgiving weekend ... or any weekend ... is filling up Blessing Bags with materials for the homeless. You can carry them with you in your car or bag to give to homeless people who are begging for money. This episode tells you how. For more ideas, visit www.mindfulchristianyear.com
Creating a mood box (or a mood book) is a great practice for contemplative Christian mindfulness. Think of how you want to feel, and fill the box with things that help you attain that mood. It's easy, and it's fun. For more ideas, go to mindfulchristianyear.com
In "Finding Yourself in the Kitchen: Kitchen Meditations and Inspired Recipes from a Mindful Cook," Dana Velden offers mindfulness practices (and some recipes) for your kitchen. Learn more about the book and my favorite practice, soji, here.
Water brings life and death. We can practice Christian mindfulness regarding water in many ways: prayers for clean water for the world, grateful observation of how you get clean way, even a Matthew 25 challenge.