Mother of Plenty, bless this bread Father of the Grain, lend your seed Let it nourish heart and head...
Our God and God of our ancestors, sustain this child for her father and mother. Let her be called in Israel…
Holy Ones, see what has happened here! I have become a [father, mother]; a great mystery indeed...
Father of the fatherless, you give your children a home in which to dwell; and like a loving mother you gather us into y ...
Mother of All, Father of All: as I go through the day, keep my eyes open wide…
Send Thy peace O Lord, which is perfect and everlasting, that our souls may radiate peace…
Sleep, little one, in the comforting night that spreads like a blanket over your bed. The Goddess is waiting to gui ...
May Christ be the head of every family—of the husband when one is present, of the wife and mother when she's alone.
Hail, holy Lady, most holy Queen, Mary, Mother of God, ever Virgin. You were chosen by the Most High Father in heave ...
DIDN'T FIND WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR?
Sleep, little one, in the comforting night
that spreads like a blanket over your bed.
The Goddess is waiting to guide you to sleep
in her arms that are ready to rock you so gently.
The God stands by, watching to keep you from harm,
to lay his cool hand on your head as you sleep.
Sleep, little one, in the gathering dark,
wrapped in the love of your Mother and Father,
wrapped in the love of your mother and father.
- Ceisiwr Serith
Source: "A Book of Pagan Prayer" © 2002 Ceisiwr Serith. Reprinted with permission of Red Wheel/Weiser.