Notes on Patience – More Out of Life

Patience is something that is tested in my life every day, as I am sure it is for most of us. I thought that perhaps it would be a good idea for me to begin a study that was a bit more in depth so that I could know how to gain a self-mastery that I do not have right now. I hope that my readers will enjoy following this series of posts on patience and that it may help someone else out there, as much as it has helped me. To see more posts, check out Notes on Patience

And if men come unto me I will show unto them their weakness. I give unto men weakness that they may be humble; and my grace is sufficient for all men that humble themselves before me; for if they humble themselves before me, and have faith in me, then will I make weak things become strong unto them. (Ether 12:27)

  • God has shown me that I have a weakness in being patience. However, I know that if I can humbly recognize this weakness, and still continue to move forward with faith in the Lord, He can help me to be stronger still. The Lord has the power to mold me into the patient person that I long to be. Patience can be the strength of my faith. Elder Neal L. Maxwell said, “Clearly, without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.” My life will be more, if I can have greater patience. (see Patience)
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