One of the primary rituals I do throughout every day is to bless, thank, and send love to all the objects I encounter in my daily life. As strange as this may sound, it’s important to remember that everything you encounter is comprised of particles, energy, and elements that are as alive as those that comprise your body, and that everything is sentient in its particular way. You have a living relationship with everything you encounter and the quality of your interactions has an impact.
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One of the ways that people in every setting can honor the sacred as part of daily living is to create an altar for their home. An altar need not be elaborate or expensive. It is a place in your home that you designate as a place of honor and respect, a place where you take the time to acknowledge the spirit of your home, thanking it for the gifts it offers you, and recognizing that it is part of the same life force as you.