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Why Patience Pays Off

Patience is the companion of wisdom.

- St. Augustine -

Why Patience Pays Off

"Consider this powerful quote by Lao Tzu: 'Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles, and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving until the right action arises by itself?' We might think of "waiting" as taking time, but it's actually less about clock time and more about inner space. Of course, there are moments when our immediate gut-level response to a situation is a flash of intuition that can be trusted, moments when it's crystal clear what needs to be done. But at other times, an experience stirs up some of that inner mud, and at those times, patience engages us in the process of becoming still. An unclear mind, one in which right action isn't obvious, isn't a "bad" thing. Wisdom, after all, develops at the edges of our understanding." A deep reflection on why patience pays off: { read more }

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Withhold an immediate response to a question. Instead, practice patience and allow the answer to become clearer.


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