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Living the Serenity Prayer – Hardship

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious¬†history. The first three lines were made popular by¬† Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was noticed … Continue reading

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Holding all Things Loosely

A friend of mine keeps a small bowl of sand on her desk.¬† Whenever she struggles to let go of a hurt or a worry or a problem that is not hers to solve, she holds some of the sand … Continue reading

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