…And the Wisdom to know the Difference…

By: sonofabeach96

Nov 22 2015

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imageI love this site! He is articulate, talented, and insightful. And we both love The Talking Heads, so….. Anyway, check him out if you haven’t already! 🙂

Art by Rob Goldstein

The title is from the Serenity Prayer.

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

God Grant me serenity and wisdom.

Ten things I cannot change:

On the Corner of 16th and Dolores

1. I cannot change my age or other people’s perceptions of it. I did not create the ageist attitudes that afflict this culture but I can change the way I respond to it. I don’t have to believe that growing older is a tragic personal failure.

Seen in a Shop Window on Valencia Street-22. I cannot change the political choices made by my countrymen. But I don’t have to be silent when I believe those choices are destructive and wrong. I can work with other people to enact a political agenda that is more consistent with my beliefs.

Seen in a Shop Window on Valencia Street3. I cannot change the actions of the first European settlers to North America. I cannot change…

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6 comments on “…And the Wisdom to know the Difference…”

  1. I have been there. OH my! He’s good, that dude!

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