More on patience!

Patience in action this week 😏: my husband sieving 4 tonnes of topsoil over 3 evenings before filling our newly created flower beds; me walking very very slowly with my elderly dog, Jet, who struggles and drags her back leg, but is still keen to get out for short walks to catch up with all the doggie news (who’s been[…]

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Is patience really such a virtue?

Patience, from the Latin patientia, a derivative of pati, to suffer or endure. The trouble with patience: Patience is our ability and willingness to endure misfortune and adversity.  Patience is certainly a virtue to my mind, conjuring as it does such synonyms as:  humility, submission, endurance, calmness, composure, self-restraint and equanimity.  And yet, some of these definitions may at first[…]

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What a wonderful world this is….!

I see You now in the flowing waters of the stream brighter and clearer than any diamond. I hear You now in the silence of my heart louder and richer than any song. -from poem I See You Now, ©Anita Neilson 2016. Continuing from  my previous post Plastic is not fantastic, my plea today is for all of us to commit[…]

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