Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Serenity Prayer Revisited


I was taught that reciting memorized prayers is not the best thing to do as you may find yourself reciting them without meaning. The Serenity Prayer, though, expresses how I feel in a much better way than I can ever express. Though there is more to the prayer than the lines below, I relate best to these lines.

Grant to us the serenity of mind to accept that which cannot be changed;
the courage to change that which can be changed,

and the wisdom to know the one from the other,

through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.


Right now, I can only trust that I will somehow find that wisdom deep inside me and that when I do, I will have it in me to do what is right.

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3 comments:

  1. I posted about this too. Good Luck.

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  2. i love that prayer. one of my favorites too.

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