Posts Tagged ‘On Patience’


Though the mills of God grind slowly,
Yet they grind exceeding small;
Though with patience he stands waiting,
With exactness grinds he all.
    —    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
On This Day In:
2015 Slow Faith
2014 Not In Any Sense
2013 The Circus On TV
2012 To Be Stronger
2011 Are You Sure?

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Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies,
you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself,
you reconcile all beings in the world.
     ―     Lao Tzu
[I find the struggle to be “compassionate toward yourself” to be a lifetime objective.   I guess that’s just the cowboy in me.    —    kmab]
On This Day In:
2014 All And None
2013 Voices In The Dark
2012 Does Uncommonly Flexible = Flip-Flopping?
2011 A Modest Review Of A Modern Day Classic
Encouragement Is The Path To Immortality

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All human wisdom is summed up in two words —  wait and hope.
    —    Alexandre Dumas
From:   “The Count Of Monte Cristo
[Actually, that’s three words…     —    kmab]

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