patience [pey-shuh ns]
- the quality of being patient, as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like
- an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay
- calmness, stability, and persistent courage in trying circumstances
After sixty-one years, you'd think I'd be pretty good at being patient, but apparently I need more practice. I want to focus on the without complaint, loss of temper part.
Maybe yoga, meditation, or some kind of diversion would help.
There's always a big glass of wine or a margarita. Yeah, I'll take that.
“Sometimes the fastest way
isn't always the best way.
Sometimes the best things in life
take a while.”
Patience is a virtue,
except when I'm the one
who has to put up with