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Patience Quotations

Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

  • PATIENCE

    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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  • PATIENCE

    "What Is Faithfulness?"

    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...

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  • PATIENCE

    A Little At A Time

    My father shot himself in the head when I was 28. Although I was an adult and out of the house, the effect was devastating. Many wonderful people in my life gave me tidbits, little puzzle pieces, that together made it possible to carry on. One of the most important things anyone said to me was to have patience...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’

  • PATIENCE

    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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  • PATIENCE

    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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    PATIENCE

    Noreen Crush

    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...

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Explore Another Value

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

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