Ordinary is Awesome! Sharing ordinary life stories, thoughts, and experiences.
Author: Deb's Theory
I'm just an ordinary woman getting through life. I think most of us are doing the same--doing the best we can every day and hoping it's enough. By sharing our stories, our thoughts, and common experiences, I'm hoping it will make it all just a little bit easier to BE.
So yesterday I saw a couple of orange and yellow leaves in my yard. For those of us living in the Midwest, you know what that means. Fall will be here in the blink of an eye, quickly followed by the onset of the holiday season. As a friend of mine told me the other day, it’s just 18 short weekends away.
This is actually good news. We still have time to fit in all the things we said we wanted to do this summer! Take a few minutes today to plan out the next several weekends to make sure you wring out every last drop of summer fun!
It’s said that being patient is a virtue. Is it really or is it just a good idea? According to Wikipedia: A virtue is a trait or quality deemed to be morally goodand thus is valuedas a foundation of principleand good moral being.
I’m not sure that morals have anything to do with being patient, but everyone around me seems to be striving to attain this trait. It’s supposed to be healthy, lengthen your lifespan, make you an easier person to be around, and help your heart. So I figured I should try to be virtuous … and patient.
I’ve tried and I’ve tried to be patient over the years, but have never quite succeeded. When I was young, I wanted to be old. When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be in high school. When I was in high school, I wanted to hurry up, get married, and be an adult. Finally, I wanted my babies to hurry up and grow out of each phase and into the next…until they did. You get the idea. Continue reading “Do You Have the Patience to Be Patient?”