Gathered together below are a number of short prayers for meal times from different traditions of the Christian faith, featuring Anglican and Celtic graces (including the "Selkirk Grace"). There are also some good biblical examples of thanksgiving prayers for food, two short dinner prayers to say before eating, an ancient Jewish meal blessing and inspiring invocation prayers:-
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
(a dinner prayer from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
(two prayers to say before eating from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
A inspiring prayer of gratitude to God for His presence through the changing seasons of life:-
(Matthew 26:26, NIV)
Acts 27:35, (NIV)
Acts 2:26-7a, (NLT)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
(source: The 1979 Book of Common Prayer of the Protestant Episcopal Church, U.S.A.)
(a short food blessing from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
Take a moment to hear from God...
here are links to some wonderfully inspired prayers to aid your journey