Alexander’s Blessing

     I believe that God has a sense of humor, otherwise he would not have made so many clowns.   With that said, here is a poem about a house blessing.

Alexander’s Blessing

 Bless the windows,

bless the doors,

bless the ceiling,

bless the floors,

and please don’t forget,

the halls and walls.

 Bless my dog,

bless my spouse,

bless the cat,

to catch the mouse,

and bless, the brand new,

glassed-in, shower stall.

 Bless the attic,

bless the roof,

bless the basement,

bless the stoop,

and always, bless the toilet,

when, nature calls.

 Bless the table,

bless the chairs,

bless the sofa,

bless the stairs,

oh, what the heck,

why not, bless it all.

 Yes, bless this home,

bless the lot,

and, bless anything else,

that I forgot,

but mostly, bless the people,

big and small.


 Jack Downing

Oct. 2010



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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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