While I Wait

How does one cultivate patience?

Silhouette of a woman sitting cross-legged near a park bench and facing a body of water.
Take a lesson from nature. {Photo by Toni Reed on Unsplash.}

Be patient. How easy it is to resent those words — especially in this digital world. Those of us who used to type on typewriters and find source materials at libraries now grow irritated when an app or website takes too long to load. We achieve impatience in minutes because it has become realistic to find or receive what we want in seconds.

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