O/T? A little serenity...

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The Serenity Prayer

GOD, grant me the Serenity.. to accept the things I cannot change.. Courage to change the things I can.. and Wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time.. Enjoying one day at a time.. Accepting hardship as the path to peace.. Taking as He did, the sinful world as it is.

Not as I would have it.. Trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His will.

That I may be reasonably happy in this life.. And supremely happy with Him in the next.. Thy will, not mine, be done.

~ Reinhold Neibuhr ~

(I was wrong in my last post, this wasn't accredited to St. Francis of Assisi, though there is a beautiful prayer "Lord, let me be an instrument of peace..." that would also be appropriate.)

-- Deb M. (vmcclell@columbus.rr.com), December 14, 1999

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