patience ..[is a virture…]

the gift of patience is given to a few…strived by many… seeked by most…the need is in all of us. …the need, maybe more prevalent in some(?)…in teaching and trying to fulfill the quest of parenthood.. we or I seek patience in the soul of a child… the eagerness and the curiosity of a child’s soul is seldom led by patience… but yet they do not have the same barriers as we do..we the so-called grown-ups… their patience lie in learning….seeking … the understanding… the listening… whilst ours lie in being able to see, learn, listen……without barriers……as we are wrapped in the constant struggle for time….the essence of our lives lie in the ability to be able to indulge in the present….to pause…. to breathe deep….and just be….. Masao Yamamoto talks about it in “the space between the flowers”…….having the patience to linger in what lies right in front of us…. & to indulge in that delicate space between the flowers…….

pa•tience |ˈpā sh əns|noun1 the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset

2 chiefly British term for solitaire (sense 1).

ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French, from Latin patientia, from patient- ‘suffering,’ from the verb pati.

vir•tue |ˈvər ch oō|noun1 behavior showing high moral standards : paragons of virtue.

• a quality considered morally good or desirable in a person : patience is a virtue.

• a good or useful quality of a thing | there’s no virtue in suffering in silence.• archaic virginity or chastity, esp. of a woman.2 ( virtues) (in traditional Christian angelology) the seventh highest order of the nine fold celestial hierarchy.

PHRASES by (or in) virtue of because or as a result of.make a virtue of derive benefit or advantage from submitting to (an unwelcome obligation or unavoidable circumstance).

ORIGIN Middle English : from Old French vertu, from Latin virtus‘valor, merit, moral perfection,’ from vir ‘man.’….(mmmm)

dance of the clouds......//©anetteskuggedal
nyc passes by...//©anetteskuggedal
nyc stories....frames.......//©anetteskuggedal
just a thought.......//©anetteskuggedal

“The strongest of all warriors are these two: Time and Patience. ” …leo tolstoi


“Look, I’m not an intellectual – I just take pictures.”

….helmut Newton….

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