May there always be work for your hands to do;
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine upon your window pane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow the rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near to you; and
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
- Irish Blessing
Cite: Saying Grace: Blessings for the Family Table edited by Sarah McElwain