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Serenity Prayer

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. … 241 more words

Food For The Soul

Saturday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time

A great many alcoholics and drug addicts are helped moment by moment, one day at a time, by praying the well-known prayer attributed to Saint Francis of Assisi: “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.” This prayer highlights that most important virtue: wisdom. 244 more words

Weekday Homilies


I feel like God and I are having a huge contest to see who can be the most stubborn.

It’s diconcerting.

There are moments — or days, or years — or decades…. 450 more words

Current Events

Letting Go Of Control

Confession: I am a control freak.

Most who know me can readily attest that I like to have a handle on my life and, more often than not, try to micromanage the lives of those around me. 690 more words


Love is Love

People always want to be in control.  Let lose sometimes.  Nobody has control over Jah.  The universe was here before you and it will remain LONG after you are gone.  205 more words


The Serenity Prayer. Have you ever read the rest of it?

Here is one of my favorites from the movie Billy Jack which starred Tom Laughlin. The movie launched my one of my teachers, Grandmaster Bong Soo Han and the Korean art of Hapkido, into international fame. 397 more words