The Serenity Prayer
Prayer Theme: Suffering

God, 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,

enjoying one moment at a time;

accepting hardship as a path-way to peace;

taking this sinful world as it is;

trusting that you will make things right

if I surrender to your will;

so that I may be reasonably happy in this life

and supremely happy with you forever in the next.



Attributed to Reinhold Niebuhr


Prayer, suffering, acceptance, mindfulness

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