Prayers for Parents

Roman Catholic Simcha Fisher with a short list of prayers that should have but failed to be included in the “prayers for all occasions” in the hymnal or prayer book…

Parents’ Morning Blessing

Father of mercies, we ask you to bless these children, which, with some uncharacteristically poor judgement, you have entrusted to our care. Make them strong enough to follow your ways, kind enough to spread your love, and smart enough not to repeat what Daddy said about people with Obama bumper stickers on their cars. Let these children be a beacon in a dark world. Let them be a shining witness for the culture of life. And let somebody come by with another few bushels of hand-me-downs, because the boys all grew out of their pants again last night.

Amen.

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