The astonishing paradox of patience There are hints on the ground that the trees are not ready to reveal. Nature never rushes Spring. It will arrive in due time, like clockwork. When it comes to patience we should be very wise and pick our battles carefully. Rather lose it over small trivial things than the most important moments in a teenager’s life. No? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.