Tag Archives: patience

Angry Again?

My words made you angry; is this about you or me? Always good to ask where does the anger come from? Sometimes we don’t want to hear… often that which we most need to know.

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More Patience, Please

Why is patience such a hard lesson? Am I the only one that finds this so? In certain circumstances, my patience astounds me. Other times my lack of patience astounds me. Again and again I get the spiral lesson of … Continue reading

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Green Bananas

I prayed for patience; God gave me a green banana when I was hungry. I knew from past experience that it would be bitter and give me a belly ache. Time and patience sweetens the fruit, which can then nourish … Continue reading

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The Hunter

The hunter is patient waiting for the prey’s carelessness. We must be patient in all that we do as patience is the steady companion of wisdom. There is a time of ripening and a time for harvest. He who is … Continue reading

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The Right Time

The fruit is bitter, green and hard. It must pass through its various stages of development to become succulent. If I say that he is selfish, and mean, I must look at what he is becoming and be patient with … Continue reading

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Just a Baby

The baby soils his diaper. I change it and give him a kiss. How many times am I willing to do this? For as long as it takes for him to grow up. But what if he is a special … Continue reading

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Hard Lessons

How hard is this lesson. How many times I have struggled through it, thinking I’ve learned it, only to fall into its trap again. Patience Elusive Necessary for Unity

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Thank-You for All

Thank you for the boulder in my path that gives me perseverance, for the person who hurts me that I may learn forgiveness. Thank you for those who come into my life and annoy me; from them I learn compassion … Continue reading

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Keys to Spiritual Healing

When one engages in spiritual healing, one must work from the soul level for the physical healing to be effective and long- lasting. The first priority is to cleanse oneself of any resentments or anger. Long- held discord is at … Continue reading

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Impatient Farmer

Hard works he who farms the earth, providing food for all. He clears the land, prepares the soil, and with loving care, plants the seed. Now it is the seed who must work, but only in its own time. When … Continue reading

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Now!

Now! I want what I want–now! This is not a charming trait. I see it for all its arrogant selfishness. Dear God, please remove this fault, and hurry up!

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Delay

I am learning to be grateful for delays. This is not an easy lesson for me. Yet, again and again I have seen that a delay saved me from acting before it was time. I am learning to state my … Continue reading

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Am I Patient?

How can a patient person like me be so impatient at times? I don’t want to wait in lines, definitely prefer instant gratification, shake my head at people who sigh and say “It’s life, what can one do?” Yet, I … Continue reading

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Stuck in a Rut

Sometimes we get stuck in a rut; apathy or fear keeping us from moving forward. This time can be necessary for us to absorb what we’ve already been given. If we are staying in a relationship or job that seems … Continue reading

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Lost Patience

I thought I had lots of patience. Children mirror our weaknesses. Every day I vow I will be calm. I thought I had lots of patience. How do they provoke with such ease? I have no secrets from these kids! … Continue reading

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Patience

What makes me impatient unable to quietly wait peaceful in the knowledge that if I allow life to unfold gently, each moment is a rose of breath-taking beauty opening to it own inner rhythm. We rush from one activity to … Continue reading

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