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It’s about “long obedience,” not idleness or selflessness.
by Samuel Wells
My hospice nurse’s horse
The mare pulled the meniscus in her knee. This left my nurse with a tough choice.
by Karl Travis
Air travel—perhaps paradoxically—tutors us in patience, a practice in short supply in today's world.
by Rodney Clapp
Patience is not one of my virtues, as those closest to me know. I want answers now, clarity now, unresolved issues settled now, anxiety lifted now.
By Christine Chakoian