Category Archives: Patience


“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind”. – unknown Martha, a year or so ago, patiently killing time at the dog treat jar. Wait and someone will … Continue reading

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  “Patience is a tree with bitter roots that bears sweet fruit”   from Best-loved Chinese Proverbs, Theodora Lau

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One Of Many

Forgetting is another benefit of growing older. I guess, but still . . . The problem is that I forget to bring my planner with me.        

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What Happened?

“Some people complain because God puts thorns on roses, while others praise God for putting roses among thorns.” ~ Author Unknown.  The belief in God was never really a question for me. I believe, although my understanding of God has … Continue reading

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Follow The Thought

Anyone besides me identify with this? I’m not sure why, but whether it is math word problems, relationships, news, politics or getting older, sometimes things just don’t make sense, do they?   Found on Instagram

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Tossing It Back

For “Throw Back Thursday” They eventually grow up, but they will always be daddy’s little girls. . . . and 20 or so years later and in a different order. . . . Time Flies

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A man who is master of patience is a master of everything else.   A trait I occasionally,  (but not often enough) exhibit, as evidenced by this: . . . if I can only make it a habit.

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