"C'ead mile f'ailte"
pronounced "Kaid-Mee-La-Faw-Teh" and means
"A Hundred Thousand Welcomes"
"An Irishman has an abiding sence of tragedy
which sustains him through temporary periods of joy"
The Celtic Harp,
"Laughing, tears and sleep."
Harp music can sound happy or sad,
Relaxing and serene..
The Celtic Harp also stands for immortality
of the soul...
The Harp is an official national Irish symbol,
but in other Celtic countries the bagpipe takes an important place in daily life.
"May God Grant You Always,
A sunbeam to warm you,
A moonbeam to charm you,
A sheltering Angel
So nothing can harm you.
Laughter to cheer you,
Faithful friends near you,
And whenever you pray
Heaven can hear you."
"Grant me a sence of humor Lord,
The saving grace to see the jokes,
To win some happiness from life,
And pass it on to other folks"
"THE IRISH BLESSING"
May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine upon your face,
The rains fall softly upon your feilds,
And, until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.
May God grant you
many years to live,
For sure He must be knowing,
The earth has Angels all to few,
And Heaven Is Overflowing.
May your past be filled with pleasant memories,
Your future filled with delight and mystery,
Your now a glorious moment,
That fills your life with deep contentment.
Dance as if no one is watching,
Love as though you have never loved before,
Sing as though no one can hear you,
Live as though heaven is on earth.
May you always walk in sunshine,
May you never want for more,
May all the angels rest their wings
right beside your door.
~An Old Gaelic Blessing For You~
Deep peace of the running wave to you,
Deep peace of the flowing air to you,
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you,
Deep peace of the shining stars to you,
May the beauties of the Earth, Sky and Sea,
Fill your heart with lasting peace and contentment
Today and Alway...