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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.
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.
Thomas Henry Huxley
Louisa May Alcott
A. A. Milne
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Personal Stories About ‘Patience’
Duerme Con Los AngelesSubmitted by Anonymous
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...
"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...
Character Trait PatienceSubmitted by Edwin Torres
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...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Patience’
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...
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...
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