Serenity, Courage and Wisdom

Here’s an often quoted prayer that I find myself repeating quiet often…

“Lord grant me
The Serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The Courage to change the things I can,
And the Wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;
Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace;
Taking, as Jesus did, this sinful world as it is,
Not as I would have it:

Trusting that You will make all things right
If I surrender to Your will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life
And supremely happy with You forever in the next.”

Like most people, I struggle with things I cannot control.  It is natural to become frustrated when things affect you that are beyond your reach.  That is why praying for serenity is so very important.


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