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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