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Prayer Before Bed

By: Ronan B.
Ohio, Age 14

When I was a kid we always said the traditional prayer like, “Now I lay me down to sleep…” right before bed. Well, about a year ago we started saying a prayer but it wasn't traditional. We would make up a prayer and pray to God about our day and what we need or whatever it was. This is still going on and I really like this better. The traditional prayer really doesn't say anything; we just memorize a prayer and say it every night. My parents started this tradition and I will definitely pass this on with my kids too. This is probably one of my favorite folklore traditions!