God's specific reasons for extra blessings are promised (the original word in the Bible translated to English as "blessed" meant "happy").This happiness/blessedness is presented in all nine beatitudes, from the fifth chapter of Matthew in The Bible (in the New Testament).Wise old words from Ireland abound, and Irish blessings and sayings for weddings are no exception.Some are heart warming and tender, some are witty and charming, but all sincerely express wishes of love and happiness for the lucky couple.
I particularly enjoyed these lines of a blessing from “9 Ways to Nurture Your Marriage,” by William and Susan Rabior: “May the days of your marriage be joyous and rich.
In today’s blog post, I give you a world of Irish marriage wishes at your fingertips.
Or better still a world of Irish wedding blessings on the tip of your tongue, so you can rhyme them off at will, as you wish the happy grooms and brides the very best for their future lives together.
Think about it: every person is literally a gift from God!
In addition, a birthday is an opportunity to re-dedicate ourselves to God.