I Discovered Patience Is the Companion of Wisdom

For members who have discovered patience and wisdom go hand in hand. 466 People

    It Takes Both

    you can not have one with out the other. with patience wisdom grows with wisdom comes patience. The two work together and need each other to work properly. The two are a gift and are given when we are ready to use them properly in our lives and the lives of others.
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2008

    Patience is when you have peace in yourself,

    so that you can observe and accept what's in the world as it is.
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 16

    Sitting and thinking how my day will be.

    Before I get to the steps that will having me walking on shaking ground, may You remind me that I am not alone. You have given me another day to see how You work. Father may the remembrances of times I did not think I would make it through and how I stopped, took a deep breath...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 1, 2015

    From the top of my head to the bottom of my

    toes, may I be used to show someone or many including myself, how special, valuable and fearfully and wonderfully made we are. Father the daily struggles, situations and temptations keep us from remembering who we are and what we have. The times sometimes can creep up and...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 9, 2015

    I have become patient reading Eckhart Tolle's

    book, The Power of Now. It has changed my so called "normal" way I think. We always believe we have to get to the future to obtain happiness. The future never happened; it's always now. If you have a hard time with this,; when I began, this was the future. And I don't obsess...
    Helper96 Helper96
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 16, 2013

    I can question You for all the negative

    that has happened to me and or others, but if I look back from where I have come from to where I am, without the negative I would not have become the person I am today. With each negative experience, I have had to come to the end of myself. I had to come to the point of letting...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    Thinking how after the day came to an end

    yesterday, I looked back and saw the way Your hand twisted everything to work out. Far above what I thought it would have turned out. So I give You Thanks! As I sit to think right now, how I would love for things not to pile up and then have to run to You, I begin by saying here...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 16, 2015

    Something to ponder on.

    ... What other people think of me is none of my business. One of the highest places you can get to is being independent of the good opinions of other people. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer <3
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    With all that is happening in this world from

    things that can be seen via news and things that cannot. Things that are happening outside the homes and inside the homes. Things that are happening to family, friends and associates makes it hard to move forward without having an overwhelming heaviness of hopelessness. Father...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    Tenacious Tuesday is my theme

    for today. I will hold fast, tightly, firmly, and clinging to the one thing I know to be true, which is what is impossible for me is not for You, Father. When the storms and pressures of today try and swing me, push me, test me, try me, and beat on me, I shall tenaciously grip...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 10, 2015

    I Want And Need More Patience And Wisdom

    For most of my recent life I have considered myself a patient man but I have live most of my life with arrogants and foolishness. Now thanks to wisdom of God and of wise men my arrogant infection is being cured and my life blessed by it. But now my patience is being tested more...
    GeraltOfRivia GeraltOfRivia
    18-21, M
    Jan 16, 2012

    Wisdom

    Wisdom is quite different from knowledge, in that it is gained through personal experience.  And rather than being able to google or research, we must submit ourselves to the lesson that is being given to us and endure the darkness and pain that it may lead us to.  In...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008

    Well realizing today.

    . Patience is really needed in life, not only on all things but most importantly, patience with yourself.
    nyleeg nyleeg
    22-25, F
    Feb 17

    Since the day I stopped running from You

    and turned to You, not once have I had to explain what I did and why I did it. You never demanded me to accept You. You did not even say "I told you so". You never asked me to change who I am, but told me that what You have started in me You will finish to completion. When I had...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 11, 2015

    Think, Then Act

    Standing on a ladder, soldering iron in hand working away like a good little vegemite (Aussie for well behaved child) I placed the iron on the stand. Somehow the soldering iron slips, I reach to stop it's fall. I did. Not grabbing the handle though, the element at about 375 deg...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    9 Responses Oct 26, 2009

    Patience Is A Virtue

    I know with patience everything either works out or it reveals something that you wanted or needed. And when you don't have patience you end up confused or lost. Or wondering what happened. I have had the patience to get what i have asked for but, when i have it i end up not...
    dropdeadred dropdeadred
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jun 24, 2012

    When I Was 6yo,...

    ..., I went into the Atlantic at First Beach in Rhode Island and perrished. An older friend who was a Jr Life Guard pulled me out and I was "dead" yet she resussitated me and brought me back. (sorry no near life story here, I have little to no memory of the "other side" if I even...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 24, 2011

    Well, I haven't quite figured this out yet,

    but I believe I'm learning this lesson.
    Free8fallin Free8fallin
    26-30, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    Sitting and thinking about how many times I

    have planned things. How many times I preconceived my outcomes. When situations arose especially when negative, and how the worry, anxiety and stress played so strong in that time, to all end up working out some how, some way. Yes there were plenty of outcomes that were not my...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 17, 2015

    Patience is more than a virtue!

    My mom used to tell me, "Wait, patience is a virtue." So, being the smart-*** that I am, I would say "Apparently I'm not very virtuous.." and she would get PISSED lol.. But really.. Good things come to those who wait :3
    WithClouds WithClouds
    26-30, M
    Dec 8, 2015

    Footprints in the sand come to mind

    when I think about how my day will be. Father if there comes a time in my day that I start to feel alone. Father remind me that is the time You are carrying me. You have never left me and never will. But You know Father there are times when the steps get harder to walk forward...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    Before I take another step,

    I look to You. Father without You I am nothing but with You and through You I can do Any and All things. Right now I take a deep breath of You in and breathe out saying my steps ahead were preplanned by You. As all Your children's steps have been planned. Today You have set...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    Today I'm tired, I'm in no mood to move forward.

    So today I shall need You Father to help me move forward. My heart hurts when I see those around me in situations that I cannot help. My heart hurts when people are stricken with illness that no meds can fix. My heart hurts me when people are in situations that are financially...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 9, 2015

    Before Your Eyes

    Create a new dose of patience In your mind In your body In your soul In your heart In your life With everything that remains unsolved Try to love the questions As if they were made of charms Don't look for answers at this time You may not be ready or able It is a matter of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2012

    Sometimes it seems that the more I just step

    back and patiently let things develop on their own the better the results are. Trying to 'fix' things only makes them more complex. Funny how that always seems to work.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 18, 2015

    Since I have a stutter,

    I struggle when people ask me questions like "How old are you?" Most people are patient and wait for me to say "sixteen" but others just rush me and repeat the question as if I didn't hear. It just takes a couple of seconds to let me get it out! I know that people who are rushed...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 9, 2015

    Thirsty Thursday has arrived.

    I am so thirsty to feel that freedom only You can give. Father You know me from the inside out. You know my why's behind each step I have taken. You have seen, heard and witnessed each dirty, grimy, and worthless step I have taken. Funny how the least bit of negative I am...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 19, 2015

    Have patience with all things,

    but most importantly, have patience with yourself.
    VanishedDea VanishedDea
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2014

    Experience Has Tempered My Spontaneity

    At heart, I'm a spontaneous person.  I get a thrill out of grabbing onto a sudden idea (within reason) and running with it.  Oftentimes, I think going with my first, gut instinct is the way to go. It doesn't always work, however.  Once the excitement of...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jun 5, 2009

    INHERITED ?

     Patience is something that we are not born with. It comes with practice and prayer. We must pray for patience because most of it comes from having inner peace. When we have the knowledge of Gods word and his plan for us we establish a relationship with him. As we learn of...
    RESCUE RESCUE
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2008

    The Answer

    The stillness invades the core of my being and there are several effects that happened.  I rationalize and tried to place reasons for them. It wrecked the faeriemind. The biggest question is why.  Sadly, one will never know the answer to such a big question until the right time...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Dec 2, 2011

    Its a wonder how when someone else puts

    themselves down, their looks, their being and just their overall opinion of themselves, makes an overwhelming love and longing to be the voice that will speak life, love and acceptance to them. The voice that when times get tough for them, to speak encouragement and hope. The...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 21, 2015

    Madness of many thoughts of what is to come.

    Father, I am asking that You take each burden of thought and refill me with a renewal of thoughts. Reminders that today is a worry in itself. That You have not, are not and will not abandon me. That each step I take is taken with You. You will and have walked ahead of me. So...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    Patience is something

    that gives us calmness and a sound mind. Unfortunately it's not something we could learn in a day. Being patient starts from small things in our everyday routine. It's especially hard when we all have grown up in a digital world where everthing is instant. Fortunately, all those...
    NanamiMomozono NanamiMomozono
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    Father at this moment my arms are up like a

    little child reaching and pleading for You to pick me up. Father what steps I have taken are ones that I just don't feel I can take one more step. Father everything and everyone seem against me, and no matter which way I turn it seems that there are nets waiting to catch me and...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 15, 2015

    Go Hand In Hand

    I noticed early on that the more patience someone had the happier they are. I always loved The Tortoise and the Hare because its the perfect example of being wise and having patience. Love that story.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Feb 26, 2009

    Hump day they say, 1/2 way through the week

    they say, but it is only the beginning of the pile up of emotions, and self centeredness each person feels due to a holiday season beginning to unravel. Father may You bless me with eyes to see each person with the love, acceptance, forgiveness, and mercy the way You see me. May...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 25, 2015

    Today while I am Thankful

    for many things, I above all am, Thankful for the enlightenment You give me. As I am sitting and thinking about the show The Walking Dead, I recall the days I was like a walking dead person. Physically I showed all the signs of life but happiness, hope, a will to live, a heart...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Nov 26, 2015

    Whether it be in the beginning,

    middle or end of my week, it is the day that I need to get through. Father as I take my next steps, remind me that today is all I need to work through. Yesterday is over, and tomorrow is not here yet. Today I can look at each step is one accomplished step. What ever I just...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    Our time is never known.

    With the news and conversations talking about what's happening, the panic and emotional roller coaster of fear, anger, hurt, rage, and overall negative is being radiated in the hearts and minds. Father I lift each person that has experienced trauma and those that are in the...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 3, 2015

    Patience

    That has been a  discovery to me recently. I tend to become impatient and do some harsh, sometimes radical life changing moves. I realized recently that recognising the problem and being patient by walking one step at a time, with a purpose is better.  It is much wiser.We...
    redUmbrella redUmbrella
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2012

    Well already knew this.

    Yet sometimes I felt it wouldn't really matter.. Life use to be different years ago. People use to spend time sorting through thoughts spent time recovering from a bad relationship or ended relationship. No a days? People break up today and next week they are in love again. It...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy
    41-45, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    I want to tell her I hate her

    for what she is doing to me. But that's right now. Can't unsay it once it's said. Saying it here is good enough for now. I may not feel this way later. That's it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 25, 2015

    Today You have planned my steps.

    You know exactly what I shall walk into. What troubles will come my way. But You also said You will give me a way out. Father today in my venture of ups and downs. You are molding me, and because You consider me a diamond in the ruff, You are squeezing me here and there...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    'Patience is bitter,

    but it's fruit is sweet' This is the biggest area for self-improvement! Patience is one of my weaknesses!
    Picknoodle Picknoodle
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 17, 2014
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