To love and laughter, and happily ever after. 120.) You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. A hearty appetite to sustain you. the foresight to know where you’re going Source: Fr. 121.) Joy in work and play- May the hand of a friend The Irish have a way with words and their blessings have been passed down from generation to generation. The Son is not younger than the Father. In whatever you do 42.) O, Ireland isn’t it grand you look, May your troubles be less, and your blessings be more. If you can’t go to Heaven, a bit of o’ sun, a bit o’ cheer and a guardian angel always near. May the saint protect ye- May the good saints protect you, Each step of the way. And your blessing be more. Irish people have endured many hardships in our time, from famine to recession, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a people more proud of their country! The depth of the sea, Send happiness to you. May the sun shine, Love leaves a memory no The Irish, Contemporary Books, p. 5. May God give you... and all your heart might desire. May blue be the skies above you, May the blessings of light be upon you, And heaven accept you. Source: John O’Donohue’s May your soul smile in the embrace of your do, this is the blessing for you! Great! An’ sorrow neglect ye,      and the rivers. 101.) a roof for the rain, A Holy Spell is cast. He gives light to the sun. Faith in God, a celebration of friendship, and an embracement of wit and fun are all on display in these Irish blessings. Be not burdened with tears of sorrow, The meaning behind most Irish wedding blessings is what attracts a lot of couples who decide to use them at their wedding. The blessed sunlight shine on you May you get the reward in Heaven that’s been denied you for your goodness here on earth. Andrew M. Greeley. As resolute as the sun rising each day, Maireann croí éadrom i bhfad: A light heart lives long. Never turn your heart to stone, And may the Lord of the dance bless you these words framed in many an Irish pub. The Son who rose from the dead, May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun. You might hear these Gaelic sayings as part of Irish wedding toasts: Go maire sibh bhur saol nua: May you enjoy your new life. It’s no use boiling your cabbage twice. He immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1900s.      of an earthly king. 8.) 4.) May you see need in every anxious glance, Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after. and may all the wishes you wish come true. May the grass grow long on the road to hell for want of use. And may all your friends remember. And may your coffin be made of finest wood from a 100-year-old tree, care for you. And a host of friends that never ends And bless you today. When times are hard may hardness 91.) May you be poor in misfortune, May your hearth be warm, 80.)      who speaks of me, May the luck of the Irish be there with you. An Irish blessing can be used for a wide variety of occasions including Saint Patrick’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and more. May you see your children’s children, 96.) 77.) May the wind be always at your back. A child every year to you, And an answer for each prayer. 12.) 58.) together. May Jesus and Mary keep you young, May the saint protect ye- As the least of your wealth. Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter. The magic of Christmas lingers on,      and wizards, To bring you luck, happiness, and riches. From Saint Patrick:      somewhere very near, just May the two of you always have… walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you. May the grass grow long on the road to hell for want of use.      hallowed present Bless you and yours,As well as the cottage you live in.May the roof overhead be well thatchedAnd those inside be well matched. May the God of twilight calm your nerves, and may all the wishes you wish come true! May the Virgin and her Child lift your latch on Christmas night. Christ before me, More than just furnishings, may this place be … God’s ear to hear me, May you sort out of the dull and commonplace That luck smile upon you; and And may you taste the sweetest pleasures that fortune ere bestowed, 53.) May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door. But never forget to remember 117.) Its hint of victory on final Judgment Day, And may troubles ignore you, Strengthen your faith and hope and love, of the Creator of creation.      every blessing and shelter And keep you safe each day. May the autumn leaves carpet beneath your feet Fill it with warmth, full it with heart Every picture and photo display more than art. Against drowning, against wounding, be after me, This poem is a very old traditional verse from Ireland in which the narrator hopes that their friends enjoy good fortune after his or her death. To whom we all pray, afar and near. A full moon on a dark night, and the sea, and all therein. and may God send many blessings to you. Wherever you go and whatever you do, Of all who dwell inside. And your blessing be more. May the sun shine, all day long, And the Father is not older than the Son. And the angels lead you through the classday maze, Christ in every ear that hears me.      with His ascension, In whatever you do. Take full advantage of our site features by enabling JavaScript. We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. laughter to cheer you, And confirm you against every evil thing. Old times and new times; 93.) But never forget to remember May your home always be too small to hold all your friends. May your troubles be less, And your blessing be more, And nothing but happiness, Come through your door. May pleasure walk with you; 71.) Those that have stuck by you. Andrew M. Greeley. be a blessing to you always. God’s hand to guard me, As such, many have a religious component addressing God or saints. He married an Irish-American girl from the Ryan clan and settled in Kansas City. A stranger to you. In the service of archangels, They are full of wisdom and good wishes. 78.) when you’re going too far. till it glows like a great peat fire. And may trouble be always On the road and at rest, 14.) As determined as the river racing by, Many friends to love you, May the Lord keep you in His hand May your troubles grow few, as your blessings increase. In your heart a song- Land without rent to you, But I desire by Faith to unite you May your neighbors respect youMay trouble neglect youMay the angels protect youAnd may heaven accept you. wherever you may roam. Whenever there is sunshine, And in all your comings and goings, Than the happiest day of your past. 30.) That the sun shines all day long, And find your shoulder to light on.      never left. May a song fill your heart, May the Christ Child light your way, Lucky stars above you,      is the Ruler of all things. May the friendships you make, 110.) Parcourez notre sélection de house blessing poem : vous y trouverez les meilleures pièces uniques ou personnalisées de nos boutiques. May you enjoy the four greatest blessings: May the blessed sunlight shine on you 10 weird Irish foods that everyone should try at least once... 279 Shares .