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A. A. Milne
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves...Don't search for the answers, which could not be given to you now...the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
A. A. Milne
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Personal Stories About ‘Patience’
"What Is Faithfulness?"Submitted by judy
As I attend the wedding of David and Mary Anne , I listen for the words"for better or worse, in sickness and health, richer or poorer, until death due us part", I reflect on the true meaning of marriage. I look at the photo of my parents' wedding in 1944 , my mom wearing a suit and my dad in...
AmericaSubmitted by kevin
A few days ago my mom was talking about how much better it is to have documents. It then got me thinking how she got all of her papers and documents. My mom name was Yolanda and she moved into America when she was eighteen or seventeen. When she moved here to Utah it was like she was starting life over, see new...
Girls!Submitted by Tory
There is this girl that was my best friend for almost ten years. When I got to high school she started completely ignoring me and being mean. I told her how I felt and she didn’t care. She had her new friends and didn’t acknowledge me at all. I wrote her a note telling her how I felt and she wrote back saying...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’
John HSubmitted by
I have chosen my grandfather, Johnny, as my all-time hero. When you talk about perseverance, patience, and joy, grandpa was the epitome of all these. When my dad was two weeks old, Grandpa, a caboose man on the Rock Island Line, fell off the caboose and was run over by the train. He survived, although he was a...
Noreen CrushSubmitted by Chelsey
My personal hero and every day inspiration is my mom. She is a hard working, dedicated, and extremely patient woman. She has always been the common ground between my dad and I, as we are both very bull headed. She works as a registered nurse in emerge. I am extremely proud to call her my mom, and even happier she...
Krista BriannaSubmitted by David Frost
Beauty, Intelligence, Integrity and Kindness these are just some word that I use to describe my hero. Mother, Lover, Wife and Friend, these are some of the titles she has been known to go by. I met Krista about 5 years ago when I had nothing but a rather large ego and even bigger dreams. Yet some how, I caught...
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My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!
Patience is not just about waiting, it's the ability to have the right attitude while waiting.
Jan Vernix, Philippines
I love this!
Sarah Nichols, Paducah, KY
I really wish they would put out more commercials & billboards. I had no values until I saw them.
Mike G., Tucson
Just saw the "Patience" commercial with the little boy walking in the concrete. Reminds me of how I need to be when working with my students. haha Loved it!
I see alot of your commercials on our AFN channels. My favorite one is the little boy walking in the freshly smoothed concrete and the fella at the end. It makes me laugh and smile each and everytime I see it. Thank you.
Chris Carney, Camp Taji, Iraq
We need more of your billboards to instill values.
Kyra G., Oakland, CA
I love your commercials!!
Jennifer N., Mentone, CA