An example of a birthday prayer includes a reference to the special day, a hope for future birthdays, a thankfulness for blessings and a request for the future of the person on his day of birth such as, "For the birthday of a family member, Heavenly Father, we praise you for all your gifts to us. In a special way, we thank you for (name). " Many example prayers can be found online at websites such as Inspirational Prayers.
Prayer can be a personal, religious act based on a specific practice or can be a spontaneous practice by anyone on any occasion. Generally, prayer is the act of displaying praise, worship, thankfulness, penance, request or expression. A birthday prayer may include one or all of these aspects.
One example of a birthday prayer is: Dear Lord, May this day and all the days of (name) be filled with the wonder of Who you are and of Your special love for (name). I am sure You have a happy birthday for (name) also. Amen.
Another prayer example is: Dear Lord, we are here on (name)'s birthday and holding him close to our hearts. Our prayer for (name) this special day and everyday is for a sense of fulfillment, confidence and enjoyment in all that makes (name) special to others.