Sunday Morning Musings: Love is Patient

My failure to love is first a failure to be grateful for who people are right now.And my impatience is a result of my unthankfulness – I’m impatient for the children to be someone different, for the cashier to hurry up, for this to get done right now.
The more dissatisfied I am in this moment, the more discontented I am with who they are, with what is happening —  the harder it becomes to be patient, to be loving. . . 
When the gifts are patiently unearthed from the day’s rubble, we build love.
Love is what stabilizes chaos.

Full post here at A Holy Experience.  Definitely worth the time to go read it.


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