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From your lips to God's ear

Posted by R. Berg on November 18, 2006

In Reply to: From your lips to God's ear posted by Jan on November 18, 2006

: What does, "from your lips to God's ear" mean, and what is its origin?

It means "May what you have described come to pass." The idea is that you speak, God listens, God makes the thing happen. I don't know how old this expression is or where it began. ~rb