God grant me the serenity to accept
The things that I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And the wisdom to know the difference.
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardship as the pathway to peace.
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, Not as I would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things
Right if I surrender to His will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life,
And supremely happy with Him forever in the next.
—— Reinhold Niebuhr.