Wondering how to bless your child?

It’s easier than you think!

Often what keeps parents from blessing their children is the fear that they will do it wrong, but a broad array of prayers or gestures, even wordless prayers of the heart, can be used. When I was a little girl my mother would tuck me in every night after reading a book and saying our prayers with the last line from the Madeleine books. She would say, “‘Good night little girl, thank the Lord, you are well, and now go to sleep,’ said Miss Clavel.” And I would reply, “And she turned out the light and closed the door and that’s all there is, there isn’t anymore.”

Read the rest here in this very helpful and practical article by Anna Keating.

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