A note from the author: “Celtic Christians acknowledged God’s presence in every aspect of living—from waking to sleeping, from birth to death, from mundane chores to momentous celebrations. They perceived God’s creation as a holy gift. Gratitude characterized their way of being as they affirmed the source of life and gave thanks through blessings.” (p 12)
MAY YOU KNOW LOVE
Today, may you know love.
May you know happiness.
May you know peace.
Today, may you be open.
May you be safe.
May you be blessed.
Today, may you feel uplifted.
May you feel serene.
May you feel joy.
A thousand, thousand prayers,
A thousand, thousand blessings,
On you, and you, and you.
—Beth A. Richardson
Christ Beside Me, Christ Within Me: Celtic Blessings
A Celtic blessing from page 74 of Christ Beside Me, Christ Within Me: Celtic Blessings by Beth A. Richardson. Copyright © 2016 by The Upper Room. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. Learn more about or purchase this book.
For what are you thankful? Share your thoughts.
O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
his steadfast love endures forever!
—Psalm 118:1, NRSV
Prayer for the Week
Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me.
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