Quotations from “The Guest House” and “Each Note by Rumi” are translated by Coleman Barks.

“St. Patrick’s Breastplate” is based on a translation by Kuno Meyer.

Except where otherwise noted, prayers in the section on Trinity are taken from “The Celtic Way of Spirituality” by Esther de Waal.

“I Saw a Stranger” is taken from “The Music of What Happens” by John J O’Riordain.

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