Love this post from Author Cherley Grogg. We all need to stop and take a minute out of our day to follow her advice!
This Blog by Cher’ley Grogg
Do you remember the first time you heard the “Serenity Prayer”. The first time I heard the poem was when President John F. Kennedy repeated it:
God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And the knowledge to know the difference.
This little prayer can help us through many a trial and tribulation. Some things in our lives can’t be changed such as chronic illness and death. More things can be changed, the things that are centered in our emotions: rejection, depression, loneliness, and inadequacy. We have to learn the difference and ways to change the things we can.
There is more to this poem and the words are not new. Written by Reinhold Niebuhr, and first used in the written form at the conclusion of his sermon in…
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