Exercising my linguistic skills. Hey, how else am I going to keep myself entertained. ^_^y Question is legitimate though, and I could write it in boring talk if you like. =P When broken down this question can be viewed as a inquiry about approaches to life; the full glass or the empty glass; killing, ignoring, or mastering your ego; or a few other interpretations. Take it as you like. =)
asked 11 May '13, 00:00
patience- is the ability to fully trust your timing- and know there is a perfect timing for everything- and being certain of the fact you dont want things to come too soon when the timing is not perfect because you wont enjoy them to their fullest extent- which is what you ultimately want.
self control- is the ability to know and understand that for certain things in life- an excess can be detrimental to your happiness.
courage- is always, under any circumstance- acting and doing the right thing in accordance to your principles and integrity- and your heart.
p.s. also courage:
Now, why does your question (which is a really good one, and IMHO, a Winner) remind me of Helen Keller?
It must have taken her a LOT of all three qualities for her to not only master Life, but Herself, too; and she had a fourth quality- Humility.
When Helen was about eighteen months old, she came down with Scarlet fever, and the fever rendered her both blind and deaf. She was locked into a sightless, soundless prison until Teacher came: Annie Sullivan, who managed to make contact with Helen, and to teach her how to communicate with the manual alphabet. Helen then went on to live a most amazing life. Google her, and read about her. She did it all....
I am extremely near-sighted, and, being a Drama Queen, I took Helen Keller as my hero because I was sure I was going to end up like her...:)
But I read all about her, and her book, and I was awed.
I guess I could only dream of mastering myself as beautifully as she did!
UPDATE: A (Sort of) Miracle...
I have been developing cataracts for years, and this year was the year that I had to have them out.... They did my right eye in July, and my left eye this past October. Instead of cloudiness and extreme near-sightedness, I see almost perfectly with my left eye, and just need a bit of a reader for my right eye. My doctor really nailed my new implanted lenses.... I can see, for the first time in my life, without glasses, without correction. I still admire Ms. Keller, but no longer need to worry about going blind! Merry Christmas 2018 from Jaianniah and Wade, too!!!
patience for compassion
answered 14 Dec '18, 18:20
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