“God; Grant me the serenity…”
Was pondering the first words in the Serenity Prayer and how I might internalize specifically the words “grant me.” What do those words mean as applied to my recovery?
To grant means to give or allow.
Or to admit to someone that something is true.
Something granted is a gift for a particular purpose.
To grant is to bestow or confer especially by a formal act.
When I ask my HP to grant me, I hope and trust that all of these will be applicable to me and my recovery!
I also recognized that in the Serenity Prayer, three things are asked to be granted: Serenity, Courage, and Wisdom. A genie traditionally grants three wishes…