The Jewish holy day of Simchat Torah ends at sunset today.
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves,
and it is tiresome for children to be always
and forever explaining things to them.
~ Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
Sabbath Blessing of Children
If a son:
May God make you like Ephraim and Menashe.
If a daughter:
May God make you like Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah.
May God bless you and protect you.
May God’s face shine toward you and show you favor.
May God look favorably upon you and grant you peace.
(traditional Jewish blessing)
This Week’s Affirmation:
“I love and cherish my inner child.”
(For more on Affirmations, go to my Affirmations Page.)