Happy Saint Patricks Day to those of you who celebrate!
In Ecuador, the beer is still it’s familiar amber color, there are no people dancing in the street singing in Gaelic and people don’t wear green.
But I thought it would be nice to post a traditional Irish blessing anyway today.
Agus saibhir i mbeannachtaí
Go mall ag déanamh namhaid,
Ach saibhir nó daibhir, go mall nó go luath,
Nach raibh ach áthas agat
Ón lá seo amach.
The Translation is in English below:
May you be poor in misfortune,
Rich in blessings,
Slow to make enemies,
quick to make friends,
But rich or poor, quick or slow,
May you know nothing but happiness
From this day forward.
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