Bless the four corners of this house,
And be the lintel blest;
And bless the hearth, and bless the board,
And bless each place of rest;
And bless the door that opens wide
To stranger, as to kin;
And bless each crystal windowpane
That lets the starlight in;
And bless the rooftree overhead,
And every sturdy wall.
The peace of man, the peace of God,
The peace of love on all.
Arthur Guiterman, 1871-1943