He support us all the day long,
till the shadows lengthen and the evening comes,
and the busy world is hushed
and the fever of life is over and our work is done.
Then in Your mercy Lord
grant us a safe lodging and a holy rest
and peace at the last with you, AMEN.
Smooring The Fire
the fire this night
As the Son of Mary would smoor it;
The compassing of God be on the fire,
The compassing of God on all the household.
God's compassing about ourselves,
Be God's compassing about us all,
Be God's compassing upon the flock,
Be God's compassing upon the hearth.
keeps watch this night?
Who but the Christ of the poor,
The bright and gentle Brigit of the kine,
The bright and gentle Mary of the ringlets.
be house and herd,
Whole be son and daughter,
Whole be wife and man,
Whole be household all.
(This is an old Celtic Prayer. To smoor is to smother, kine are the cattle.)
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