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A Prayer for the Children of the World

The United Nations has designated November 20 as World Children’s Day. This day is a time to reflect on the rights of children around the world and how our actions shape the world for future generations.

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I pray that our eyes may be open

To be one another’s keeper

To look out for the children of the world

Offer a kind word, a book, an encouragement

I pray that we may teach our kids to hope

To be kind, to love, to stand against injustice

And may we take time to accept what children offer us

The magic of hope and love


**Adapted from a poem written by Donna Akuamoah, United Methodist Women International Ministries executive

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Joe Iovino, [email protected].
This video was first posted on November 11, 2019.

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