DEAR ABBY: Several years ago -- perhaps three or four -- you printed a brief prayer titled "A Serenity Prayer." Will you kindly print it again? It is one of the wisest prayers I've ever read. -- LONGTIME READER IN HAWAII
DEAR READER: With pleasure:
"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."