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My Wait: A Lesson in Patience

Part I. Why is Patience a Virtue? “They” say patience is a virtue. Webster defines patience as “being able to endure an uncomfortable situation without complaint;” and virtue implies “of good moral character.” I hate to wait, and will be the first to admit I am very impatient! At this stage in my life, I believe my impatience stems from…

My Skinned Knee

It was summer vacation, in the ‘80s, and I was doing what I loved to do every day, run and play outside. I lived to run! I remember running down the sidewalk from my friends’ house to my house and I tripped, fell, and skinned my knee! I skinned it BAD…to the white meat bad! I remember grabbing my leg…