Typically, people say grace before a meal to give thanks to God for the food before them. While this is the most common way for people to say grace in a group, some individuals may choose to say grace to give personal thanks for certain occasions and events.
Saying grace can be a good way for people to center themselves before a meal and to appreciate the small things in their lives. There are countless ways to say grace, and as long as the statement is personal, it can be an enjoyable gesture. Sometimes individuals may consider recalling personal anecdotes before they say grace as well.