Take care in these dangerous times and reach out to the ones you love


God Bless the Children

By Patsy Stevens

CCLI Number: 4182892

My mother, Patsy Stevens, was an elementary school teacher and wrote this song 20 years ago. For her 88th birthday I asked Belén to sing the song to Rhesa's accompaniment track and complete the recording. You can also hear the song on Garden of Praise, a site dedicated to children's education, which my mother created. - Elton, August 25, 2022.

Patsy Stevens Garden of Praise

Rhesa Siregar

Belén Mariscotti Vocal Artist

Recording by Rhesa Siregar and Belen Mariscotti


God bless the children,
Keep them from harm.
Give your protection
Within your strong arm.
Send your defenders
In their behalf
Let little ones always
Be able to laugh.
May those who care for them
Do so with joy.
The happiest childhood
For each girl and boy.
Our most precious treasure
Deserves all our love.
God bless the children
And watch from above.

(Interlude then repeat song)

God bless the children and watch from above.
Please, God... the children. They need all our love.

Copyright © 2002 by Patsy Stevens

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Happy birthday, Mom. Surprise!
Elton Smith

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