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Meal Prayers and Blessings - Saying Grace

The meal prayer or blessing - saying grace - is a way to show appreciation for the bounty of nature, and all our daily gifts of grace. Here are a few little interfaith prayers to meditate upon and enjoy.

Meal time blessings
We ask and pray
To be with us
All through the day.

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Thank you for our food, we pray
May we in turn
Do good today.

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Lord, we thank you for this meal
For all the blessings you impart
For our family, for our friends
And for living in our heart.

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May we receive
Your blessing today
And appreciate
What comes our way.

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Lord, for this food
And all we need
We give thanks
For what we receive.

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As a follow up activity after reading these little meal blessings with your children, have them draw pictures to illustrate each prayer, and collate the pages into a little prayer book for them.

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