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Sunday, March 05, 2017

An Irish Blessing

The Irish have some very beautiful blessings. Yes, there are silly sayings and plenty of jokes for they are a witty bunch. However, of all the Irish blessings my favorite is the one the best man used as the toast at my brother's wedding.

May the road rise to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon your fields and,
Until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.



Julie Merrin said...

I remember this Irish blessing as a song we sang in choir when I was in high school.

Penelope Marzec said...


My sister handed me the sheet music for the song yesterday. :^)