Monday, December 31, 2012

Auld Lang Syne

"Auld Lang Syne" is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. It is well known in many countries, especially (but far from exclusively) in the English-speaking world; its traditional use being to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight.  I hope you enjoy this beautiful rendition from Scotland. (Note from Deirdre:  taken directly from the YouTube video.)

May God bless you abundantly this year and keep you safe.  Maybe this is the year to slow down and stop thinking so much about your own troubles and woes and instead spend some time helping someone else.  Give more of yourself, you won't believe how good it feels!  Praise God with everything you do! 

Happy New Year from Central Texas to all my dear Readers and my friends all around the world!  Enjoy Jon Magee!  God bless you and yours!


  1. My dear Deirdre,

    May you have many blessed days with your grandchild. Days of joy where you will be able to capture in writing the joy of having your first grandchild,and maybe one day you will present him or her with your beautiful memories of him or her growing up in the form of a book.
    All the best for 2013.

    1. Dear Pat, I am currently writing a devotional for pregnant women to read to their unborn baby. It is dedicated to my daughter Mary and her daughter, my first grandchild, who will be named Makayla Grace. I will call her Grace. I have already started writing just for her. I am so excited for what God will do this year in all of our lives. I pray that you are blessed beyond your wildest dreams this year! Thank you for stopping by! Happy New Year, my friend!

  2. Deirdre,
    It does feel so good to help others. I am sure Jon appreciates this a lot as well. It is one song I remember so well as a child.
    Thank you again for sharing your thoughts.

  3. Hi, Deirdre. Just received the notification about your post so I apologize for being so late in visiting. Beautiful as usual and thank you for sharing the video. Blessings to you in the New Year!

  4. Hello Deirdre,

    Congratulations Grandmother and Grandfather. Happy for the both of you.
    I have selected your blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. You may find instructions at


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