Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wednesday's Word - Patience

A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
-Dutch proverb


You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
-  Stanislaw J. Lec

Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourself.
-St. Francis de Sales

Psalm 40:1
I waited patiently for the Lord.
He turned to me and heard my cry.
Ecclesiastes 7:8
It is better to finish something
Than to start it.
It is better to be patient
Than to be proud.

Proverbs 19:11

A person’s wisdom yields patience;
    it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.

 In HIS Most Precious Lve....and with mine, too!!!



  1. I'll admit - when I saw the word for this Wednesday I was tempted not to click. HA! God and I have many ongoing conversations about patience.

  2. I was thinking about you yesterday and just wanted to stop by to say hello. I hope all is well in your world. Boy, does this post hit home with me. Patience is such a hard topic. When I pray for it, I get trials that teach it to me. When I expect patience to be there, it isn't always. We live in such a "want it now society". I think all the technology has contributed to that. We used to send a letter and wait for a reply. These days, emails and texting make us anxious (and without patience). Have a good rest of the week. Did you get your stevia prize yet? The company was waiting to restock before sending, so you should get it soon. :)

  3. Oh yes the word Patience! I try...I really do! My 5 year old granddaughter will say, "Nana, you have to have patience". That is what her papa tells her when they are fishing! LOL! Hugs and blessings, Cindy


Kind words are like honey—
sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.
Proverbs 16:24