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Patience

Why this fierce struggle to achieve thine ends?This selfish argument? This fire which lendsHeat to resentment, ashes to remorse?Canst thou bend Truth and Nature to thy will?Bend thou, and work and wait; be strong and still;Soft growth is stronger than vehement force. Be as a flower, content to be, to…
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When There is Need for Patience

I know that time is but my own perception and feeling, and that what seems to me a long time is only a moment in the great all. I know that with the Lord a thousand years is as one day. I know that my real being is the same…
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Patience

The Lord direct your hearts into the patience of Christ.—Thess. II.—3,5 The patience of Christ. What is this Patience? Certainly not mere quiescence, nor resignation to existing conditions which men often designate by this sublime word Patience. How often we hear some sick person, or one in a state of…
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The Lesson of Patience

How difficult it is to be patient. We want to be up and doing; doing the Masters work. We are anxious to spread the Truth as we know it, anxious to show the Light as we see it. Ah: I am afraid there are times when we are too anxious,…
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Patience

"The good that is for thee shall gravitate to thee," said Emerson; and his words are but an echo of what the wisest and noblest men have believed and lived by throughout the ages. It is the foolish and shortsighted who clutch wildly at anything that comes to them, because…
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Patience

Everything must be taken genially, and we must be at the top of our condition to understand anything rightly. —Emerson The most unhappy man in the world is he that is not patient in adversity, for men are not killed with the adversity they have to bear, but with the impatience…
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