• Patience is a mind that is able to accept fully and happily, whatever occurs. It is much more than just gritting our teeth and putting up with things. Being patient means to welcome wholeheartedly whatever arises, having given up the idea that things should be other than what they are.

    Kelsang Gyatso (2001). “Transform Your Life: A Blissful Journey”, p.319, Tharpa Publications UK