Rich treasury of graces, poems, prayers and blessings drawn from around the world. Selections hve been specially chosen to address the spiritual needs of children and to encourage giving, service and gratitude. Includes words to bless the morning, share at bedtime, honor a birthday, even give thanks for a friend next-door. Each selection is surrounded by engaging and child-friendly, full-color illustrations. This diverse collection, with prayers from Hindu, Sioux, Islamic, Jewish, Christian and Unitarian Universalist traditions, to name only a few, highlights the common threads that can unite people of all faiths. Beautifully illustrated in full color. Ages 4 and up.
For Eliza Blanchard, volunteering as a religious education teacher led to a mid-life career change to become a Unitarian Universalist minister. Ordained in 2004, she is the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Grafton and Upton, Massachusetts. A former English teacher, Blanchard resides in Westborough, Massachusetts.