In all times of emotional disturbance or indecision, we can pause, ask for quiet, and in the stillness simply say:
"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. Thy will, not mine be done."
- TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, PDF version, Page 40 and Page 41.Origin of the Serenity Prayer: A Brief SummaryOrigin of the Serenity Prayer: A Historical Paper
Serenity Prayer page last reviewed / updated Friday, August 4, 2019. Live Simply. Do More. Expect Less.