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Quote of the Day: “May you always have walls for the wind…”

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May you always have walls for the wind, A roof for the rain, Drinks beside the fire, Laughter to cheer you, Those you love near you, And all that your hearts might desire.

A photo of an ancient chair that serves as a seat and shelter in England Source: Photo by Richard Knights, used under the terms of the  Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.This being the first week of 2014, I wish to share benedictions and blessings to take with us for this new year to help us remember what is important in our lives and what we can achieve if we continue to work towards it.  I am following loosely Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, with today’s blessing being one for all of us on this planet to have our physiological needs met, including shelter, food, safe water, and sleep.

The words from today have been attributed to either being a Welsh or Irish saying.  And while the words sound quite old (and it may be), the oldest source I could find is from a 2001 book that contains “Toasts for Every Occasion”.

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January 2nd, 2014 at 11:59 am

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