The Blessing

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The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance 

The Blessing powerfully communicates these biblically based elements as necessary to prepare children for positive future relationships, including their relationship with a loving God. This life-changing gift is essential for instilling a deep sense of self-worth and unshakable emotional well-being, contains five essential elements: 

  • meaningful touch 
  • a spoken message 
  • attaching high value 
  • picturing a special future 
  • an active commitment 

The Blessing includes practical advice on making this gift a bigger part of our families: 

  • giving The Blessing to others in your circle of influence, 
  • practical application tools and stories of how this is lived out, 
  • insight and help for those who didn’t receive The Blessing, 
  • and how to create a lifestyle of blessing others.

About the Authors

John Trent, PhD, a noted speaker and author, is president of He and Gary Smalley have won Gold Medallion writing awards for their books The Blessing and The Two Sides of Love. Dr. Trent has also written several children’s books, including I’d Choose You! based on The Blessing and the Gold Medallion award-winning book on children’s personalities, The Treasure Tree. Learn more about creating the Blessing culture and lifestyle at 

Gary Smalley was one of the country’s best-known authors and speakers on family relationships. In addition to writing The Blessing and The Two Sides of Love with John Trent, their book The Language of Love (newly revised and updated) won the Angel Award as the best contribution to family life. His national infomercial, Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships, has been viewed by television audiences all over the world. 

Kari Trent Stageberg is the CEO of StrongFamilies, her dream job since her dad, John Trent, started the ministry in 1998. More than twenty years later, after personal faith and relationship struggles, Kari was restored and healed through the power of the Blessing. Today she is a speaker, cohosts the StrongFamilies and Live Blessed, Girl podcasts, helps nonprofits through her partnership with the Nonprofit Consulting Shop, speaks, and pursues writing through her blog, She lives in Tacoma, Washington with her amazing husband, Joey.

About the Product

Paperback 320  pages
Publisher homas Nelson; Enlarged edition (June 4, 2019)
Language English
ISBN 978-0785229056
Product Dimensions 5.5 x 0.74 x 8.4 inches
Product Weight 9.1 ounces