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My Wish For You

March 17th, 2008

A friend of mine sent along these beautiful thoughts. I hope you enjoy them too on this St. Patrick’s Day-

An Irish Blessing

I wish you not a path devoid of clouds,
  nor a life on a bed or roses.
Nor, that you might never need regret,
  nor that you should never feel pain.
No, this is not my wish for you.  My wish for you is:
That you might be brave in times of trial
  when other’s lay crosses upon your shoulders.
When mountains must be climbed and chasms crossed,
  when hope scarce shines through.
When every gift God gave you might grow along with you,
  and let you give the gift of joy to all who care for you.
That you might always have a friend who is worth that name.
Whom you can trust.
And hope will be, in times of sadness,
  who will defy the storms of life by your side.
One more wish for you:
That in every hour of joy and pain, you may be close to God.
This is my wish for you and those who are close to you.
This is my hope for you, now and forever.

                                                Author Unknown

Four leaf Clover - Courtesy Wikipedia User Phyzome

Four-leaf Clover, with permission of K. Riha, Oklahoma City

2 Responses to “My Wish For You”

  1. fairyellenon 18 Mar 2008 at 1:29 pm

    Hey! I like your newly designed site! Is someone sitting on the logs by the barn? lights on?

    Also the poem and four leaf clover for St. Pat’s Day…great.

    And very soon, you won’t be able to see your tuning fork. How did you ever spot it?

  2. Beauon 18 Mar 2008 at 8:41 pm

    Hi Fairyellen- Good point about the tuning fork, the leaves will be out within a month!

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