My Weary Heart

"It's complicated" as they would say

The Serenity Prayer

Every morning, I start my day by saying this prayer to help me deal with my feelings. It ha helped me to start with my feet on the ground.

It has helped. And I find strength in its words.

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 moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this 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
Forever in the next.
Amen.

–Reinhold Niebuhr

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