My most unwelcome struggles have become my greatest allies, and this book, The Four Agreements. Had I known my struggles would one day provide the substance to my parenting, I would have prayed for more challenges to come my way before Idris came along. Tonight I pray for more struggle in my future. May struggle bring new insight and prepare me for what is next, as difficulties always do. May I have the suppleness to allow what comes to pass, commanding myself while allowing others their freedom.