The tradition and custom of giving blessings, such as a Birthday Prayer and Blessing, goes back to the very earliest times and these special prayers and blessings give thanks for the past year and provide wishes for health and happiness in the coming year. The Birthday Prayer is a blessing for this special occasion and celebration. Enjoy the short, simple words to the Birthday Prayer.
Our prayer for you now is this:
that your love grow richer
in knowledge and insight of every kind,
that you learn by experience
what really matters,
that on the day you appear before God,
God welcome you as a flawless gift,
a rich harvest of praise,
through Jesus Christ. Amen.
These words are perfect for a celebration and this special occasion. Blessings relate to the act of praying for divine protection or favor, a wish for happiness. A blessing, such as this Birthday Prayer, is used to express a spiritual wish that good fortune may go with the person who is celebrating this special day. A Birthday Prayer and Blessing is a lovely addition to a Birthday card for close friends or members of the family.