In this prayer space one is invited to ponder upon one’s wishes in life are granted only according to the will of God, and it’s an asset for one’s own good.

Equipment: pretend play cake, candles

Ages
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Instructions

This most important moment during a birthday party and which we all look forward to is the cutting of the cake.  There’s a custom, that the birthday boy/girl makes his/her wishes while blowing the candles. 

  • Imagine that today is your birthday and you are blowing your wishing candles.  What will your greatest wish be?
  • Take a piece from the play pretend cake.  While blowing the candle on top of it, share say your wishes to God showing him that these wishes are granted only if it’s his will.


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