Human Qualities · Uncategorized


“Have a little patience…,” crooned the singer through the car radio as I navigated Bangalore’s traffic.  While I may not have patience waiting in a traffic jam, my job requires heaps of it.  In fact, when I inform people of my profession upon meeting them for the first time, I most often receive the response, “Oh you must be a patient person!”  Working as a special educator with children who have learning difficulties, I have come to realise patience is a quality that changes and grows with time.  Patience is not just about staying calm when a child repeatedly makes the same mistake or takes time to learn a skill.  So what is this special type of patience that I am talking about? Continue reading “Patience”