Irish Blessing




Irish Luck - Remember to send it back!

I want this back.  It DOES work.

His name was Fleming, and he

was a poor Scottish farmer. One

day, while trying to make  a

living for his family, he heard a

cry for help coming from a

nearby bog.  He dropped his

tools and ran to the bog.

There, mired to his waist in

black muck, was a terrified boy,

screaming and struggling to free

himself. Farmer Fleming saved

the lad from what could have

been a slow and terrifying


The next day, a fancy carriage

pulled up to the Scotsman's

sparse surroundings. An

elegantly dressed nobleman

stepped out and introduced

himself as the father of the boy

Farmer Fleming had saved.

'I want to repay you,' said the

nobleman. 'You saved my son's


'No, I can't accept payment for

what I did,' the Scottish farmer

replied waving off the offer. At

that moment, the farmer's own

son came to the door of the

family hovel.

'Is that your son?' the nobleman asked.

'Yes,' the farmer replied proudly.

'I'll make you a deal. Let me

provide him with the level of

education my own son will enjoy

 If the lad is anything like his

father, he'll no doubt grow to be

a man we  both will be proud of.'

And that he did.

Farmer Fleming's  son attended

the very best schools and in

time, graduated from St. Mary's

 Hospital Medical School in

London, and went on to become

known throughout  the world as

the noted Sir Alexander Fleming,

the discoverer of Penicillin.

Years afterward, the same

nobleman's son who was saved

from the bog was stricken with


What saved his life this time?


The name of the nobleman? Lord

Randolph Churchill .. His son's


Sir Winston Churchill.

Someone once said: What goes

around comes around.

Work like you don't need the


Love like you've never been


Dance like nobody's watching.

Sing like nobody's listening.

Live like it's Heaven on Earth.

It's National Friendship Week.

Send this to
everyone you consider


Pass this on, and brighten some

one's day.


had better send
this back!! Good Luck! 

I hope it works...

May there always be work for

your hands to do;

May your purse always hold a

coin or two;

May the sun always shine on

your windowpane;

May a rainbow be certain to

follow each rain;

May the hand of a friend always

be near you;

May God fill your heart with

gladness to cheer you.

and may you be in heaven  a half

hour before the devil knows

your'e dead.