At the dinner table, we practice the art of conversation by taking turns asking each other what our high & low was for the day.
This allows us to follow Romans 12:15 as we "rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep."
(It's also good practice for waiting patiently, listening attentively, asking others-focused questions, etc.)
Recently, we added "and how did that make you feel?" to the question. It encourages deeper reflection and helps us as we bring our joys and cares to one another and to the Lord.
For example, did falling down make us anxious? Did helping a brother encourage confidence? Did working hard result in us feeling invigorated?
If so, how does God meet us there? What does His word say about this? We don't always answer this aloud, but it's a good practice to begin- even internally- as we match our hearts with truth.
For help, we printed off the chart below for quick access. It allows us to go beyond "happy" and "sad" together. Try it! Just save the image to your computer and print it off!