You would think by now in my life I would have developed patience. One time in my life, quite a long time ago I prayed for patience. I can't remember exactly why or what was happening at the time. I sincerely wanted to be a better example for my children, who were very young. I prayed and prayed and then came the opportunity to gain what I had asked for. Let me just say that I learned, not easily or pleasantly, what having patience really means. A hard lesson learned. I'm still impatient about wanting something now and having a difficult time waiting. I have never prayed for patience again, and I have warned others to be careful in what they wish for.