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Patience Quotations

Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

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    Patience

    Patience Over the last six years I have learned what patience is. Growing up I did not have this value and it is a very important value to have. I always wanted what I wanted when I wanted it. Now I can see that if you are patient you will almost always get what you want if you are supposed to have it. I...

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    Girls!

    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...

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    Leadership Class!

    My leadership class is a perfect example is times that I’ve had to be patient. I had to plan powder puff this year and it was really stressful on me. I had to make the final decisions for our t-shirts and I had to make sure I was on top of things or else powder puff would turn into a disaster! I started getting...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’

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    Krista Brianna

    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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    Hannah M

    Hannah is a young girl. Hannah is an amazing singer, and a great soccer player. Hannah is my best friend. Here is why she is a hero. She is in the hospital fighting Steven Johnson Syndrome. Hannah is staying strong through the chain of events that is happening to her. She is unable to see, as the effect of having...

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    John H

    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...

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STEWARDSHIP
COURTESY
TRUST
FORESIGHT
RIGHT CHOICES
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
DEDICATION
LOYALTY
CARING
EDUCATION
UNITY
GENEROSITY
PATIENCE
HEALTH
HARD WORK
ENCOURAGEMENT
IMAGINE
VOLUNTEERING
DO THY BEST
LAUGHTER
LITERACY
MOTIVATION
CHARACTER
LOVE
RESPONSIBILITY
DO YOUR PART
RESPECT
COURAGE
HELPING OTHERS
FAMILY
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
COMPROMISE
EQUALITY
AMBITION
LEARNING
GOOD MANNERS
HOPE
SHARING
INSPIRATION
HONOR
DETERMINATION
TEAM WORK
PEACE
GRATITUDE
CREATIVITY
LISTENING
GOOD EXAMPLES
COMPLIMENTS
CIVILITY
HONESTY
JOY
LEADERSHIP
GREAT MUSIC
CONNECTING
SERVICE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
ACHIEVEMENT
DRIVE
OPPORTUNITY
EXCELLENCE
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
COMMON GROUND
CLASS AND GRACE
APPRECIATING NATURE
SOUL
GIVING BACK
STRENGTH
PASSION
MENTORING
DEVOTION
PERSISTENCE
SACRIFICE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
TRUE BEAUTY
KINDNESS
PRACTICE
BELIEVE
REACHING OUT
PERSEVERANCE
INTEGRITY
SPORTSMANSHIP
CHARITY
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
VISION
INCLUDING OTHERS
SMILE
BEING THERE
FITNESS
MINDFULNESS
COMMITMENT
INNOVATION
LIVE LIFE
GRIT
RISING ABOVE
PIONEERING
PURPOSE
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
COMPASSION
JUSTICE
PARENTING
CONFIDENCE
HUMILITY
PREPARATION
APPRECIATION
INGENUITY
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My husband and I love this commercial. I would replay it a hundred times. Love watching it!
Tina, Leesburg,Ga.

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!
Janet, Missouri

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