Blessing for the Road

May every inch under foot
or under wheel;
may every stone kicked
by anger or by accident;
may every field passed
by speedily or somnolently;
may every whole and part
of your road be blessed:
the signs, the lines, the end, the start
and all the paved or dirty rest.

Greg Kennedy, SJ works as a spiritual director at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario. He is author of Reupholstered Psalms volumes I, II, and III; and Amazing Friendships between Animals and Saints (Novalis Press).

  • Friederika Priemer
    Posted at 03:45h, 28 June Reply

    Thanks for your lovely poem, dear Greg Kennedy.
    Have a safe travel through the day, too.
    Blessings, Friederika

  • Peter Bisson
    Posted at 13:59h, 28 June Reply

    Oh, thank you Greg!

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