The Ninth Rule of Love

Another one of my favourites. This rule is about what  patience really means. What I think it means is, being patient is hoping and believing that everything will turn out okay when the time is right. 

“Patience does not mean to passively endure. It means to be farsighted enough to trust the end result of a process. What does patience mean? It means to look at the thorn and see the rose, to look at the night and see the dawn. Impatience means to be so shortsighted as to not be able to see the outcome. The lovers of God never run out of patience, for they know that time is needed for the crescent moon to become full.”

 

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