O my Lord! O my Lord! I am a child of tender years. Nourish me from the breast of Thy mercy

Baha'i Prayer for Children


O my Lord! O my Lord!


I am a child of tender years. Nourish me from the breast of Thy mercy, train me in the bosom of Thy love, educate me in the school of Thy guidance and develop me under the shadow of Thy bounty. Deliver me from darkness, make me a brilliant light; free me from unhappiness, make me a flower of the rose garden; suffer me to become a servant of Thy threshold and confer upon me the disposition and nature of the righteous; make me a cause of bounty to the human world, and crown my head with the diadem of eternal life.


Verily, Thou art the Powerful, the Mighty, the Seer, the Hearer.

—‘Abdu’l-Bahá


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