To know the difference

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1cor 13:1-8

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change.
The courage to change the things I can & wisdom to know the difference .

by: Reinhold Niebuhr ~

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7 Responses

  1. … but hate is not just the absence of love … hate is the feeling you have when you can blame someone for taking or having lost something or someone you once loved.

    • Bert this is fantastic….
      ” hate is the feelings you have when you can blame someone for taking or having lost something”

      I view hate as ignorance, not in a disrespectful way but simple lacking insight or understanding.

      Thanks for the comment bert.

      Pj

      • … all pettiness is ignorance, but hate comes at a very high cost for those who are ignorant enough to waste decades on it. Hate most often destroys (s)he who hates, not only morally but also psychologically and physically …
        … if we could ban ignorance, we could save the world by using reason only …

      • Well said bert, the future is open, to a consciousness of self, that reflects you & me as an example are one, if I hate you it’s a reflection of how much I hate myself.

  2. I love these quotes! The serenity prayer is a life saver.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. […] Quote heb 12:2 looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our Faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. […]

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