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Patience Quotations

Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

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    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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    Surgery

    When I was about 13 years old I cut my spleen while I was snowboarding with my friends. It was a bad accident'I was just snowboarding the way I usually do but I caught an edge. I was out of school for a month and couldn't do anything for 3 months. I couldn't even get in a car for 2 weeks because it hurt so badly!...

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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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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’

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