A Caregiver's Serenity Prayer
.....grant me the tender, open hearted love needed on the caregiving journey, the strength of body, serenity of mind, clarity of purpose and willingness of spirit to meet the extraordinary, everyday constant changes and challenges of caregiving with a smile and good cheer.
And, please grant me the compassion and courage to choose the right path through the myriad decisions, making the very best choices for the highest good of my loved one, my family and myself.
Allow me to know that I am enough, I do enough and by giving of myself at the deepest soul level, caring with diligence for my own health and well-being, also as priority, I will experience the beautiful rewards intrinsic to caring for another.
Let me seek, find and accept help and loving support from family, friends, community and professionals for the journey of caring.
Let my loved one receive the gift of love from my heart and hands with gratitude and healing according to your will.
Bless the hands, hearts and spirits of both giver and receiver in your circle of light and life and keep us filled with gratitude and grace each day!