From the March 2004 magazine.

AA Grapevine Readers Respond to "Is AA Just for Christians?" Published in the October 2003 Issue

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I find it ironic that many people who object strongly to the Lord's Prayer find serenity in the Serenity Prayer. The second verse of the version written in the thirties by Reinhold Niebuhr is:

Living one day at a time. Enjoying one moment at a time, Accepting hardship as a pathway to peace. Taking, as Jesus did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it. Trusting that he will make all things right if I surrender to his will. That I may be reasonably happy in this life, And supremely happy with him forever in the next.

-- Susan B.

Clifton, New Jersey

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