Tag Archives: patient

For Those Who Could Use A Smile Or A Laugh

Doctor: “You’re in great shape for your age, but I’m not a magician – I can’t make you any younger.” Elderly Patient: “Who asked you to make me younger? Just make sure I get older!” (Forwarded by Gretchen Patti to … Continue reading

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Overcome to Become

I just completed a comment on a friend’s blog with this sentence: “I’m all-the-more proud of her because of what she has had to overcome to become who she is.” I was referring to My Beloved but as I pushed … Continue reading

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Under 1 Roof: 12 Kids, 2 Women, and 1 Very Patient Man

When I was in my early- to mid-teens a maternal aunt and her 7 children moved in with our family of 7 into a 4 bedroom/2 bathroom house. They were from the east coast and none of the kids from … Continue reading

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To Live In The Presence of Great Truths

“To live in the presence of great truths, to be dealing with eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals, that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises … Continue reading

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Returning the Favor

My dog Duke has many positive attributes, and a few that might be viewed as somewhat less than positive when I’m in a Stinking Thinking type of mood. I was about to mention a couple of the latter when it … Continue reading

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