>The Elusiveness of Patience

25 Jul

>Somehow, today, She is nowhere to be found.
I’m sure there are reasons – including those that women frequently (…indeed monthly…) use as handy excuses – to explain why today She eludes me.
Today, the word ‘Mummyyyyyyyeeeee’ is not falling onto particularly gracious ears.
There is not one single demand today which seems a reasonable one.
And so we are here: To allow them to let off some steam without me strangling them. And to get at least a little perspective; things always appear worse within the confines of one’s own 4 walls.
Then back home to finish the day off with pancakes and a 5 minute dip in the paddling pool. Surely then, Patience will be so kind as to make her presence known, albeit very tentatively?
“There for the grace of God I go…”


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