The point of this weekly segment is to thank god for all the awesome stuff he/she/it gives to us in the form of a prayer. Not to be taken seriously by atheists, but to be taken seriously by theists.
This is how I believe every prayer should be even though it still begs the point why?
You know what I want , you know what I need. I am yours so please deliver.
Think about it for a moment. God is omnipotent and omniscient, so what is the point of prayer? If you are asking for something using prayer or meditation please realize that god knows you need it already.