The Blessing Center is a non-profit charitable organization, based in Dayton Ohio.

the blessing center

And a child shall lead us. Children have led us to recognize them, not as future adults, but as spiritual beings connected to God now. That in turn leads us to an awareness of the holiness of, God's blessing of, all individuals. The principles upon which the Blessing Center was founded have come from work with children. Please read the History page for more details.


One of the most significant practices that has grown out of the work with children is a ritual of individual blessing, a means of sharing an affirmation of God's enabling vitality. 

Practices we employ as we live into God's blessing:


Much about what the Blessing Center does is not about doing, but about being
--- learning to be present: be fully present, observing, listening, paying attention. We are pleased when we find methods used in the practice of
HolyConversation showing up in our routine communications.

Much about what the Blessing Center would teach does not come from text books or class rooms or the descriptions on this website, but from stories: stories about God working in others' lives, stories about mysteries, stories about every day holiness. You'll find stories like these throughout this website where you see this button 

and on our                      page from time to time.

Here is a link to a website dedicated to the collection of stories,