I Would Like to Be Like Jesus

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

1. I would like to be like Jesus,
Gentle, loving, strong and true.
I would like to be like Jesus
And see God in me and you.

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If I Scramble Up a Hill

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

1. If I scramble up a hill,
If I climb into a tree,
If I look out from a cliff,
I can see and see and see.

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Christmas Is a Time for Children

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

1. Christmas is a time for children,
Time for presents, fun and play.
Christmas is a time for children,
Let’s all be children on this Christmas Day.

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Let’s Live Nativity

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

1. Let’s live nativity;
let the manger shape our minds,
the baby touch our hearts,
the mother bless our flesh.

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When I Pretend

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

When I pretend that I’m a seed,
A seed lying in the soil,
The seed and I are one.

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The Sheep Need the Grass

From the ‘Sing Young, Sing Joyfully’ collection

The sheep need the grass,
The grass needs the earth,
Everything needs each other.

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Let’s All Imagine

From the 'Sing Young, Sing Joyfully' collection

Let’s all imagine we are like a bird
Flying in the bright, blue sky,
Singing our best songs sweetly as we can,
Seeing all of life with a clear bird’s eye.

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God Loves Everyone the Same

God loves everyone the same,
and knows every girl and boy by name.
God made every girl and boy
to sing and dance and play with joy,
sing and dance and play with joy.

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The Presence of God

From the 'Sing Young, Sing Joyfully' collection

The presence of God unfolds in minds
Exploring mystery’s haze.
Yes, God is found within the minds
That search for wisdom’s ways.

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I Came From Joy!

Spiritual Affirmations and Activities for Children

I Came From Joy! is a beautifully conceived, non-sectarian tool for developing a child’s inner, spiritual life–ideal for parents, teachers, youth group leaders, and religious educators. Written for children age 5-11, but adaptable for all ages, I Came From Joy! offers fun and uplifting exercises that teach children values such as kindness, love, concentration, happiness, discrimination, sharing, patience, security, and how to be a success.

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A Youth Prayer

May the sacred spirit of life’s adventure
Keep me safe when I feel afraid
Make me steadfast when I am sad

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We Are One With the Creatures

From the 'Sing Young, Sing Joyfully' collection

We are one with the creatures,
One with the plants,
One with the life of Earth.

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Children’s Litany for Lent

Children ~ This first Sunday of Lent, we give up the idea that we have no voice.

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Music by Nahko Bear – Aloha Ke Akua

God is Love

Lend your ears, lend your hands,
Lend your movement, anything you can.
Come to teach, come to be taught.
Come in the likeness in the image of God.
Cause, you can be like that.
With all that humbleness, and all that respect.

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DEAS…and Other Imaginings. Ten Spiritual Folktales for Children

Somewhere between zen and folktales, somewhere between child’s play and wisdom, somewhere between dreaming the world and healing it. Read these stories aloud – to your child, to your love, or to yourself beneath a sacred tree.

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Children’s Spiritual Affirmation Posters – Package of 5

Spiritual Affirmation Posters for children from our children’s curriculum, A Joyful Path.
Package of all 5 Posters
Size: 13 x 19, laminated, with border

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Ladybug- music CD

Butterflyfish began with a watermelon picnic. While the kids ate and played, the grown-ups got to talking about music, about faith, and about how best to pass on and enjoy the old, old stories in beautiful new ways.

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Born With A Bang

The Universe tells its own life story of chaos and creativity, science and struggle. Time after time the Universe nearly perishes, then bravely triumphs and turns itself into new and even more spectacular forms. Eventually it turns stardust into you. This story begins in the very beginning, and ends with the formation of Earth.

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