We all value things differently, some of us share favorite such as family, friends, and health. How is your greatest blessing so great and important?
All of us need to practice gratitude. Even characters need a moment of thanksgiving or recognition to complete a story and arc progression.
Themes may bring bad memories from literary theory classes, however, learn how the theme is the most powerful part of your story.
History and culture are what makes a country. In developing patriotism or creating a country, nation, or world, come to understand the culture and history.
What makes a story is the ability it has to relate to the reader. The power you get from a story is how you are able to relate it to yourself.