Find or print out a favorite photo of a relative who doesn't live nearby or who has died. Give the photo a seat at the dinner table tonight and include that person in the conversation! Say a few words about what you appreciate/appreciated about this relative. Practice an attitude of gratitude!
(Living in Japan and other parts of Asia for many years, Lisa had the honor of visiting many homes with small shrines in family living rooms where each family member practiced daily devotional meditation or sent prayers of thanks to their ancestors. Complete with food, drink, candles, and/or incense offerings.)