Words by Reinhold Niebuhr, ~1932
Music and arrangement 2012 by Jim Bearden
This is another standard used in 12-step meetings, and again, when looking for a musical version of it, I found some that I liked parts of, but none that seemed just right to me, so this is the version that I came up with.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change;
The courage to change the things I can;
And grant me the wisdom to know the difference.
Oh, grant me serenity …
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