If the the Pilgrim fashion of naming children after virtues continued in modern day, my name would certainly have been Persistence. It would most definitely NOT have been Patience.
Thus I am reminding myself this morning that patience made the Fruit of the Spirit list while persistence did not. As inefficient as that may seem to me, it remains a fact. So I shall endeavor to craft a simple update out of what I would like to be a rant.
A mere 48 hours from now we should have been sitting down to close on our house. But somewhere in the convoluted chain of paperwork pushers behind the scenes there was a 'hiccup'. While we assured that everything is in order, we are being forced to wait an extra week to close and get our treasured keys.
As I apply my attention to other things in an effort to use this time efficiently, I cannot help but wish that I could send the following simple e-card to whomever it is holding up this entire process with their lack of timeliness: