Serenity Prayer: What is This Prayer? What Can We Learn From It?

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.

Maybe you have heard of the Serenity Prayer.  What is the meaning to Christians?  Are there biblical principles from which we may learn from this prayer? Serenity Prayer The prayer has 11 more lines to it but here is the first section of the Serenity Prayer that most people are familiar with: 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. The word serenity can mean being in a state of … [Read more...]


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