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What Does It Mean To Be Patient At Work?

Being patient is more than waiting for your turn at the micowave line in the breakroom, or waiting for your chance to speak to someone, or waiting on your well deserved promotion or for some other opportunity to shine.

Being patient is gracefully enduring trials and not succombing to office life tribulations, it's being slow to be speak and slower to anger, it's being quick to be still and wait on the Lord's wisdom and direction, it's making allowances for others faults and being willing to forgive others for their wrongs, its embracing self restraint in reaction to undeserved and highly unjust offenses and provocations, its refusing to be vengeful or retalitory and extract full punishment to offenders, its offering clemency even to those who aren't sorry for their actions, it's rebuking a short tempered nature, it's releasing animosity and acting in love, its tolerance, its endurance, its long suffering and its forbearance.

As you can see being patient at work is hard. Patience is a virtue.

Patience is not developed over night. Building patience takes time. But if you have the desire to become more patient you can do it (Phi 4:6).

You now know what being patient encompasses. Practice being more patient everyday. Become slower in your reactions and responses. Avoid strifes. Don't allow others to pull you into their conflicts and spheres of misery. Forgive all faults before the end of each day. Pray. Read and remember - Gal 6:9, Pro 15:18 and Pro 19:11