March 17, 2011

Said it best: Happy St. Patrick's Day

As I mentioned yesterday, St. Patrick's Day is special. To mark the occasion, I wanted to share an excerpt of an Irish blessing close to my heart. I read these lovely words at my Dad's funeral five and a half years ago, and I always find joy in the passage. 

St. Patrick's Day was one of his favorite times of the year. So even though today is green beer, pinching and other shenanigans to most, it goes beyond that for me. It's not only a time for the above mentioned fun, but to take pride in my roots and honor my father.

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig!


things that sparkle said...

Love this blessing. Hope you have a great day!

Krystal said...

those are beautiful words, lady.

Diana Mieczan said... beautiful:) Hugs and kisses, darling

Kayla said...

So beautiful. Happy St. Patty's day.

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Anonymous said...

Liam said he wants some green milk today!!!

from your brother

jonalynn said...

Thank you, everyone! Hope you have a really fun St. Patrick's Day!

Sean: Sounds like my nephew! Love you!

Anonymous said...

Every bride has their own color, and some dynamic, some dazzling colorful, full of love ... ... and some colors are the future of each symbol, depicting the bride's future.
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Thanks for your sharing! I am pleased to share my joy with you?

Lindsey said...

That blessing gave me chills when I read it, I absolutely love it!!

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