Help them not worry when things don't go the way they expect.
Dear God, I thank You for the gift of this child to raise, this life to share, this mind to help mold, this body to nurt ...
Help us love each other as we love ourselves.
O Christ Jesus, when all is darkness and we feel our weakness and helplessness…
O Lord, you have made us very small, and we bring our years to an end like a tale that is told...
Dear God, I am thankful for the role I play in the family You have given us…
Long warm days... The pace of life slows... A time for picnics and rest in the shade...
O Lord, omnipotent and eternal God, we give you thanks and we bless your holy name. You created man and woman in your im ...
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.