Do you know the phrase that says, “patience is the mother of science?” You may have heard it, but do you know what it means?
Thomas A. Edison made over a thousand attempts until he invented the light bulb that today gives you light in your house, at school, at church, in the car, on the street…
This scientist did not give up the first time he failed, nor the second…he insisted more than a thousand times until he succeeded.
That’s why those who want to be scientists need to have patience in order to invent or discover something new, for example, a vaccine.
Patience is a very important quality If you want to be successful in Life.
Good teachers are patient with their students, experienced fishermen have patience until they get the best fish, painters have patience to finish their best painting, parents also have patience with their children to guide them on the right path … All important things are achieved with patience and perseverance.
Do you think a Christian needs patience?
In the New Testament, the word “patience” appears more than eight hundred times.
The Bible shows that patience helped the apostles firmly resist any difficulty, discouragement, or suffering because it was based on the hope of the second coming of Jesus. For the apostles this life was of no value compared to eternity.
The “patience of the saints” is mentioned in the book of Revelation. Now do you understand what this expression means? Write its meaning in your Prayer Journal.