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Do you ever get impatient?

I think this question to myself a lot.  I've been trying to grow in this area of virtue, but it's really difficult - as you can probably guess since the name of this blog is about patience!  It doesn't take a genius to figure out that I have some trouble with this area of my Spiritual Life.

Throughout my short life I've had the blessing of avoiding major tragedies, extreme suffering, and many heart aches that my peers have experienced.  I feel truly blessed that this is the case - and yet, why can't I get it through my head that being blessed is enough?

So often I forget, like at lunch today with two amazing ladies.  They are wonderful women, but some of the things they struggle with are the same that I struggle with - being patient with people at work, trying to have their personal lives on track, working on their own weight issues.  I only get frustrated with patience in these areas because I see these beautiful women who, in my mind, have everything put together - but in their minds, they see room for improvement.

I'm happy for them - they are trying to continue to become the best version of themselves.  My impatience comes with my own life, my own struggles - just when I am getting to a place where the people I admire live - I find out they weren't happy where they were.  Like a continuous struggle to find the greener grass.

I'm not sure this is making a ton of sense, it doesn't always make sense to me - but it's a continuous struggle - a continuous battle in my mind.  Offering the struggle to the Lord for His Glory!

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