Waiting for patience:

As a child time took an eternity. Waiting for the bicycle I dreamed of took many long years. Eventually I was given my aunt’s old one, when I was nine. I was over the moon!

Patience is something I’ve had to learn. When things didn’t go my way, waiting was tedious. It wasn’t until I’d given up waiting, that things started to come to me.

Teaching and as a single mother, again, I decided to take another loan from the bank and build a double garage. This was no ordinary garage. It was the place I planned to retire to, so that I could rent my home out, to bring in a retirement income.

This garage had large windows, as well as a skylight. Bathroom facilities and an old kitchen sink for $10, finished off with a cork floor. In fact, a car never entered it. This haven became my studio. It was far enough from the house to link it with a clear roofed carport to protect my car from the severe Canberra frosts.

Because I was not out seeking a partner he came to me. Sounds so simple, but the adage above, rings true for me.

Waiting Room: ‘Good things come to those who wait.’ Do you agree? How long is it reasonable to wait for something you really want? Ben Huberman



14 thoughts on “Waiting for patience:

  1. Martha Kennedy

    “It wasn’t until I’d given up waiting, that things started to come to me.” That’s my experience, too. This spring, when I gave up waiting to be told what was going to happen with my job, and just did the applications for my pensions, things started to move and work for me. I didn’t change anything. I just acknowledged that a door had closed and went looking for one that was open.

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  2. avian101

    The wisest advise that change my life was when someone very special to me told me “Learn to be patient and you will never have to wait” Thanks for the post Barbara! 🙂

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