Faith Quotes Feelings Quotes Forgiveness Quotes Friendship Quotes Frustration Quotes Hope Quotes Impatience Quotes Love Quotes Passion Quotes Patient Quotes Peace Quotes People Quotes Perseverance Quotes Relationship Quotes Tolerance Quotes Ali bin Abu-Talib Quotes Benjamin Franklin Quotes Edward G. Only when it blossoms by following its natural course, will the beauty and fragrance of a flower unfold.

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Instead, she gave herself a couple days to calm down.

She developed a strategy to hold both of them financially accountable.

Inevitably, however, couples go through periods of disillusionment and boredom. With patience, a couple can work through them and emerge into the next stage with a deepened appreciation of each other and the marriage.

They may find their spouse unappealing and wonder how they can ever spend the rest of their life with this person. Like marriage itself, patience is the work of a lifetime.

” Most of us have probably said some version of that prayer.

Perhaps we’re waiting for a wife to finish dressing when we’re already 20 minutes late.” is “When I got caught in the traffic jam I used it as a chance to pray and think rather than fume.” St.Francis de Sales reminds us that we must be patient with everyone, but especially with ourselves.Our faults and failings may tempt us to reproach ourselves harshly and give in to frustration, even despair. Francis, we need to pick up and move on, trusting that God will help us to do better next time.If we learn to treat ourselves gently, we will be more likely to extend that same charity and understanding to our spouse. If you forcefully open the petals of a bud, you won't be able to enjoy its beauty and fragrance.