A Scottish Blessing For Us All

With troubles and challenges raging round our hearths and homes in our global family at the moment, here is a Scottish Blessing, sent for you today from us here in the snow-covered remote landscapes of the Scottish Highlands to all members of the human family, whatever nationality, creed or colour and wherever you may call home.  Today may you find peace within and without, and be the flame and beacon of love, kindness and compassion to all you meet and interact with today; that as humanity we all desperately need. Breathe deeply, give thanks and be the Love in everything you do today. Find the beauty in life and live it. Blessings. Stephanie.

May the blessing of light be on you – light without and light within.
May the blessed sunlight shine on you like a great peat fire,
so that stranger and friend may come and warm himself at it.
And may light shine out of the two eyes of you,
like a candle set in the window of a house,
bidding the wanderer come in out of the storm.
And may the blessing of the rain be on you,
may it beat upon your Spirit and wash it fair and clean,
and leave there a shining pool where the blue of Heaven shines,
and sometimes a star.
And may the blessing of the earth be on you,
soft under your feet as you pass along the roads,
soft under you as you lie out on it, tired at the end of day;
and may it rest easy over you when, at last, you lie out under it.
May it rest so lightly over you that your soul may be out from under it quickly; up and off and on its way to God.
And now may the Lord bless you, and bless you kindly. Amen.