2016-08-31

10 Irish Blessings for Families

We all need a touch of the luck of the Irish for any day, and why not? According to legend the luck of the Irish wasn’t positive; in fact it was negative when the country went through the potato famine during the 1800s. It was born out of sarcasm, but eventually became a more positive term. Today it is used to bless, and bring a little luck your way. So let’s enjoy a bit of Irish luck today for ever member of the family. Maybe you can create one for yourself today and share it with the world.

A Touch of Love

“May love and laughter light your days” and  “May you be touched by a bit of Irish of luck.”

Welcome

“Here's Céad Míle Fáilte to friend and to rover That's a greeting that's Irish as Irish can be It means you are welcome A thousand times over Wherever you come from, Whosoever you be.”

Testing the Heart

“For the test of the heart is trouble and it always comes with years. And the smile that is worth the praises of earth Is the smile that shines through the tears".

An Old Blessing

"May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home. May good and faithful friends be yours, wherever you may roam. May peace and plenty bless your world with joy that long endures. May all life's passing seasons bring the best to you and yours! "

A Rainbow

"May God give you... For every storm, a rainbow, for every tear, a smile, for every care, a promise, and a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a  faithful friend to share, for every sigh, a sweet song, and an answer for each prayer."

Be Strong

"I arise today through the strength of heaven: Light of sun, radiance of moon, splendour of fire, speed of lightning, swiftness of wind, depth of sea, stability of earth, firmness of rock."

Good Luck

"May your pockets be heavy-your heart be light.  And may good luck pursue you each morning and night."

Protection

“May the good saints protect you and bless you today and may troubles ignore you each step of the way.”

Walk in Sunshine

"May you alway walk in sunshine. May you never want for more. May Irish angels rest their wings right beside your door."

Stars Above

"Lucky stars above you, sunshine on your way, many friends to love you, joy in work and play. Laughter to outweigh each care, in your heart a song and gladness waiting everywhere all your whole life long!

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