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“Progress is relatively fast in fields that apply knowledge to the material world, such as physics or genetics. But it is painfully slow when knowledge is to be applied to modify our own habits and desires.” -- Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

In 2016, with Google and Amazon and instantaneous information, shopping, and delivery, the words patience and “delayed gratification” seem to have departed from our daily lexicon. Bear in mind, though, that the world of commerce is a completely separate universe from the world of relationships. It takes time to cultivate a long term relationship and requires patience, especially during difficult times.

How do you approach the relationships in your life? Do you look for the quick fix OR have patience?

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