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I Live By the Serenity Prayer

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    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.
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    It Just Makes Sense...

    The Serenity Prayer has long been a guiding light, word of wisdom and truth that will always be with me. So many times, in comforting or just listening to others, I have shared the Serenity prayer as a reminder of the things that ARE in our control verses the things that are not...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus 46-50, F Mar 27, 2012

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    Such Wisdom

    a simple truth that when spoken and follwed allows for peace in our lives.
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2008

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