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I Live By the Serenity Prayer

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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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    At Least This Part

    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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    I'm a living witness that prayer works and it changes things. Every time I look in the mirror I see what prayer can do. I once was a monster to the world and now living pass all...
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    I'm not a religious person. I dont pray often. Honestly I have no idea what I even believe in but I do from time to time pray and ask others for prayer. this is one of those times...
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    One of my friends needs prayers. Please please pray for her and her family. No should ever have to go through this. I'm worried about her and I'm scared I'm going to lose another...
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