Did you know that the dictionary defines Patience as “a willingness to suppress restlessness and annoyance when confronted with delay”? In other words, if we don’t freak out when we don’t get what we want when want it, if instead we hold back expressing the restlessness and annoyance we feel, according to Merriam-Webster we are being patient! (Read more…)
Patience (as they say) comes to those who wait. But it is how we wait, and what we’re waiting for, that makes all the difference in how we experience our day-to-day life.
Are you a “patient” or “impatient” waiter? Do you stand with your arms crossed, tapping your foot, impatiently waiting for something better to show in your life than whatever is happening right now? Or do you stand fully in the present moment, patiently trusting that Life is Good right where you are, and that no moment is a waste of your time? Are you convinced that your every thought is heard by a Creative Universe that is always attentive and listening and always has your happiness in mind? Or are you convinced that the Universe didn’t the memo about what you need, that the God of your Being didn’t understand the urgency of request, or that your good has been high-jacked by someone else, somewhere else, and you’ll just have to pray again and wait for another shipment? (Read more…)