A simple catch game is as follows. It is best if two of the company
know how to play it. One of the two is the leader and the other helps
The leader hands a closed pair of scissors to her accomplice, who
takes it and says: "I rece... Read more of SCISSORS CROSSED OR UNCROSSED. at Games Kids Play.ca
This is a lovely prayer gleaned from Usenet. It could prove useful in any house blessing ritual.
Touch the lintel and touch the wall,
Nothing but blessings here befall!
Bless the candle that stands by itself,
Bless the book on the mantle shelf,
Bless the pillow for the tired head,
Bless the hearth and the light shed.
Friends who tarry here, let them know
A three fold blessing before they go.
Sleep for weariness - peace for sorrow
Faith in yesterday and tomorrow.
Friends who go from here, let them bear
The blessing of hope, wherever they fare.
Lintel and windows, sill and wall,
Nothing but good, this place befall.