If Patience, A Virtue Graded…

Playing Solitaire, this is what I came up with…

If patience, a virtue was graded,

I’d fail tremendously.

For I rush to do things,

Sloppy; so messy.

Wanting to open WordPress to type this out, I quickly clicked on Solitaire, tsk.

I don’t take my time on a lot of things. Some things I will. In fact, before my Dad passed away, I remember him watching me crochet. He chuckled a little watching commenting on how focused I stayed on the project at that time.

Staying focused and having the patience to finish something nicely, rather than quickly and without the best effort, isn’t something I accomplish.

With the previous short story I wrote, I had to really spend my mind away from the story enough to refocus on it. By the end of draft one, I made minor changes, then built all excitement like I was ready to submit or publish it.

I couldn’t focus my mind on adding more to the story. I couldn’t make myself read from beginning to end what I had written.

Leaving the piece as draft two was simple. This piece I typed out at the Library. Due to an one hour limit on their computer, I was forced to leave the computer. So, my mind, at that time had a break from the story.

From that break, my mind calmed down. The next time I thought about the story, I was ready to reread it a little. With my mind no longer screaming, SUBMIT IT. SUBMIT IT NOW! I could take the time to ponder through what needed revising or adding, etc.

Couple of my drafts I had to edit and step away from quickly because I became so caught up in it that I was frustrated.

But I learned that I can focus and write a story if I really want to and am really interested in it, which is what a published author I met 3 years ago had said to me.

We are humans. We can be clumsy. We have our faults. But these faults are no excuse to sit back and watch life pass. As humans, we have a choice- to do or not to do; to act or not to act.

In acting to the things we fault, we will become stronger and learn more things about ourself. What we can and cannot do. Even the, I can’ts will turn in to I can and I will!

If patience, a virtue was graded,

I’d fail tremendously.

For I rush to do things,

Sloppy; so messy.

Even if I fail, I know I can always improve. By not competing with time; slowing down my mind; and when all stressed out leave room to recuperate. Do the best you can do. Be the best you can be. That is that. That is all you can expect. For us humans may not be compenant in everything, but we have the capacity to try.

Have a great Sunday! Thank you for your time reading this and all my other post.

*peace&God Bless*

Lisa

**You can now preorder my book The Rabbit and Its Tail on Amazon Kindle! Just click on the title and you will be directed to Amazon Kindle site.**

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Hello everyone. My name is Lisa. Like many, I have been through a lot. Writing has been a passion of mine. As a child, I dreamed of being a writer, publishing my own book. I created this website in order to share my writings, thoughts, and get to know others who share the same interest as me. Thank you for your time spent on my website. I hope you stop by again! *peace&God Bless* Lisa

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