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June 3/20 – Patience is a quality you admire in the driver behind you and scorn in the one ahead.

How true. I don’t always extend the same courtesy that I feel I should be entitled to. Being prideful usually ends with me eating humble pie. Skip the pride and eat pie. The end of the matter is better than … Continue reading

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Apr.15/20 – Don’t be afraid of pressure. Remember that pressure is what turns a lump of coal into a diamond.

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.            James 1:3,4. I know that having children and babysitting … Continue reading

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Oct.16/19 – Patience is the ability to keep your motor idling when you feel like stripping your gears.

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he who rules his spirit than he that taketh a city.                                   … Continue reading

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Apr.3/19 – If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. if you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience: bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the … Continue reading

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Apr. 4 /18 – Kindness is the oil that takes the friction out of life. -unknown

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”     -Galatians 5:22 (NAS) Peace to you. B Image: the skyline of Chicago, Illinois at night.

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Sept.13/17 – Just for today I will use disappointment as material for patience.

The Book Tower Building in Detroit at night. Picture source: http://www.rjsbirdphotography.com

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Jan.18 : “Patience is also a form of action.” – Auguste Rodin

Where’s the Hope? We are basically impatient beings. Worldly ways have fed in to our “right now” attitude in a big way. No waiting and with just the movement of our fingers on the keyboard we can make applications, notifications, … Continue reading

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