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Patience Quotations

Personal Stories About ‘Patience’

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    Duerme Con Los Angeles

    All summer, I waited apprehensively for the letter. Through the hot days in June and sticky days in July, I ran out front to the mailbox and returned inside empty-handed and disappointed. After what felt like years, the crisp white envelope sealed with a blue Hofstra University crest finally arrived. No, this...

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    "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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    Character Trait Patience

    My name is Edwin Torres--- For me patience is a very important character trait, inside of myself, because I’ve grown to realize that things come to existence if you put forth some effort. Sooner or later, you’ll achieve whatever it is you strive to accomplish. No matter what the situation, eventually it will...

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