Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. —Reinhold Niebuhr
“Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

Reinhold Niebuhr American theologian

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Jess graves from Bloomington indiana MAY 4, 2022
Im a 9"11 vet, delta seal o.p.s. 5 team Marine Corp.nine years. U made my breath away over these poams thank you u

Jp from Illinois JANUARY 31, 2022
Beautiful this is what I needed today ,and for some reason it popped up in my head part of it, couldn't remember all of it but here It is,thanks.Im passing it on.🙏😌

Bob AUGUST 16, 2021
You can't change other people. You can only change yourself.

Russell C Maas from Maryland JUNE 7, 2021
accept the things i cannot change- made me feel weak change the things i could- made me feel strong the wisdom to know the difference- gave me peace in life

Samuel Braimah from Ghana MAY 7, 2021
This quote has been my strength in the last 10 years. Wonderful!

Anonymous from Norfolk FEBRUARY 19, 2021
Beautiful quote

Mrs. Johnson from Florida SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
I Needed This For My Soul Today...

Anonymous JULY 23, 2020
Woke up this morning with this on my mind.

Pierre Gabriel from The Netherlands MAY 1, 2020
Beautiful words to elevate our minds

Brian Allen from Racine, Ohio OCTOBER 18, 2019
As a teacher, I have to think about this a lot. There are certain things I can control in my students' lives, and some things that I just can't, but I have to do my best with the things that I can control.

Helen Harrow from Glencoe, IL, USA JULY 28, 2019
In the past year my husband has lost most of his vision, legally blind. At first we were frantic looking for a cure. Now we accept the loss and are calmly searching for ways to make every day living bearable. Every day I am thankful that my husband is still sharp mentally, continues his research work as a professor emeritus, and has a good sense of humor. Get togethers with friends and family are vital. We try help each other in many ways.

Isaiah from London JUNE 26, 2019
Very beautiful, but much more than that, It is a height of Spiritual Maturity

Mukiibi Dan Situuke from Kampala, Uganda APRIL 7, 2019
A guiding tool for us all

Jennifer Hall from Bakersfield DECEMBER 20, 2018
Simply said ! Thank You For My Wonderful Family, I'm Blessed ! I Love You ! Xoxoxo

Anonymous JUNE 15, 2018
I strive to follow the Serenity Prayer at all times.

Egwuatu ONYEJELEM from Nigeria MARCH 29, 2018
A wonderful prayer.

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