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Rescuing the Serenity Prayer from Niebuhr

Michael has posted his own “Non-Niebuhurian” version of the famous “serenity prayer”:

Triune God of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, grant me:
the serenity to know that all will be reconciled in Jesus Christ,
the courage to participate in the change you are bringing,
and the wisdom to remember that ‘be realistic’ is not one of your commandments.

Not bad.

One Comment

  1. kim fabricius wrote:

    To lower the tone, do you know “The Senility Prayer”?

    Ancient of Days,
    grant me the senility to forget the people I’ve never liked,
    the serendipity to run into the people I do,
    and the eyesight to tell the difference.

    Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 2:33 pm | Permalink

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