May the saddest day of your future
Be no worse than the happiest day of your past.
May your hands be forever clasped in friendship
And your hearts joined forever in love
- from "Happy Is the Bride That Rain Falls On"
Whether called upon to bless a home, a journey, a marriage, or just a good night's sleep, the simple yet heartfelt prayers collected in this slim volume celebrate the beauty of nature, the blessing of family and friends, and the miracle of God's love. From oft-quoted classics to contemporary verse, Essential Celtic Prayers is sure to become a cherished source of comfort and inspiration. (KG)