I have the Serenity Prayer on the wall of my office: God, 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."
Here's how you can really simplify this prayer.
The first stanza: The "things I cannot change?" That'd be EVERYTHING.
The second: The "courage to change the things I can?" THAT WOULD BE YOU!!!!
Now the "wisdom to know the difference" comes rather easily, doesn't it?
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