The Art of Waiting: A Poetic Journey Through Patience And Preparation

By Steve Biko Wafula / Published September 28, 2023 | 8:16 pm



Patience

In the symphony of life, we often find ourselves in the realm of waiting, where time stretches like a river flowing through eternity.

It’s easy to perceive waiting as a cruel punishment, a relentless ordeal. But, dear reader, let us embark on a poetic voyage to unveil the hidden truth: the wait isn’t punishment; it’s preparation.

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  1. Picture a seed nestled in the earth, patiently awaiting the moment to sprout. It doesn’t grumble in darkness; instead, it soaks up nourishment, preparing for the grand unveiling.
  1. Patience isn’t passive; it’s a relentless warrior. It teaches us that growth takes time, just as a tree doesn’t rush to reach the sky but grows deeper roots first.
  1. Think of a caterpillar in its cocoon, undergoing a transformative wait. It doesn’t lament its confinement but trusts the process leading to wings of freedom.
  1. Amid the stillness, the heart learns to beat in sync with life’s rhythm. The wait whispers secrets that can only be heard in the hush of patience.
  1. The canvas of life may be blank, but the artist within you gathers colors during the wait, preparing for the masterpiece to come.
  1. Like a river winding through valleys, time carves the landscape of our souls. The wait isn’t idleness; it’s the sculptor’s chisel shaping our character.
  1. While we wait, we gather wisdom, like autumn leaves falling gently, each containing a story, each teaching us patience.
  1. Set realistic expectations, for the rose doesn’t bloom in a day, but when it does, its fragrance is sweeter for the time it took.
  1. Amidst the wait, stay focused on your goals like a lighthouse guiding ships through stormy seas. The beacon of patience leads to safe harbors.
  1. Be adaptable as the wind, which changes its course but never loses its essence. The wait nurtures resilience.
  1. The wait is a classroom where mistakes are lessons and lessons are stepping stones to success. Every stumble is a syllable in the poem of patience.
  1. Your dreams are stars in the night sky, and the wait is the darkness that allows them to shine brighter when they finally appear.
  1. The marathon of life is not about sprinting but enduring. Patience is the marathon runner’s companion, whispering, “Pace yourself.”
  1. The road to success may be winding, but each turn in the wait is a chance to discover new vistas, hidden treasures, and unexpected joys.
  1. Your hard work is an investment in the future. The wait is the interest that compounds, even when you can’t see the growth.
  1. In the cocoon of patience, we shed our old selves like a snake shedding its skin, emerging stronger, wiser, and ready to take flight.
  1. Remember, the grandest mountains were formed by the slow and patient kiss of tectonic plates. The wait creates the grandeur of achievement.
  1. The wait is the fertile soil where dreams are sown, watered by hope, and nourished by determination until they burst forth in full bloom.
  1. Just as night precedes day, the wait is the necessary precursor to the dawn of success. Embrace it, for it is the alchemy of dreams.
  1. So, my dear traveler on this poetic journey, know this: the wait isn’t punishment; it’s preparation. Patience isn’t stagnation; it’s the river that carries you to the shores of your destiny. Your hard work will pay off, not in spite of the wait but because of it. 🙏

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About Steve Biko Wafula

Steve Biko is the CEO OF Soko Directory and the founder of Hidalgo Group of Companies. Steve is currently developing his career in law, finance, entrepreneurship and digital consultancy; and has been implementing consultancy assignments for client organizations comprising of trainings besides capacity building in entrepreneurial matters.He can be reached on: +254 20 510 1124 or Email: info@sokodirectory.com

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