Developing Patience

I came across this Blog post this morning and was inspired by it. One of my new years resolutions is to develop more patience with myself and my family. There is so much great information in this post that I know will assist me in my goal.

What have you done to increase your patience?

Life Lessons

Patience is:
1 – The quality of being patient, as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like.
2 – An ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay: to have patience with a slow learner.
3 – Quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence: to work with patience.

When it comes to patience, can’t we all use a little more of it? I find I have patience with some people and situations, but not all. How patient are you?

I’ve heard it said that patience is a virtue. Why? Here’s an answer I read somewhere:

Patience is a virtue because it makes us better people. The definition of the word is to tolerate delay. This implies self control and forbearance as opposed to wanting what we want when we want it. How many times have we jumped…

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