“Do not compare your beginning to someone else’s middle”

My child, I know that your Primary School, Secondary School or College mates have gone in different directions. Some have completed university and are now doctors, engineers, teachers, pilots, lawyers, administrators, and so on. Some are running their second or third degrees; while some haven’t gained admission into tertiary institutions and may never do. Some own companies; and others are directors and shareholders in reputable companies. Some are married and some have children. Some are on the sick bed; and others are dead, don’t forget that too.

My child, you will meet them and feel that they have accomplished their dreams while you feel you’re not close to achieving yours; but also know that you will meet others who are still struggling to survive.

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“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude, while waiting” – Author Unknown

They define patience as the capacity to accept
The capacity to tolerate delay, problems, or suffering
Without getting annoyed or anxious.

They say that a patient person has the ability and willingness
To bear provocation, annoyance, misfortune or pain
Without complaint, loss of temper or irritation.

That patience is a virtue,
Which means, behavior that
Shows high moral standards
Napoleon Hill says “Patience, persistence and perspiration
Make an unbeatable combination for success”
While Leo Tolstoy says that
“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time”.

But can patience be actually practiced today?
With all the difficult expectations of today’s

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