Give me patience, but hurry up!

How do you define patience? Wikipedia defines patience as, the state of endurance under difficult circumstances, which can mean persevering in the face of delay or provocation without acting on annoyance/anger in a negative way; or exhibiting forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties. Very few people seem to exhibit patience anymore. We have evolved into an instant gratification world.  Instead of taking the time to prepare delicious  meals for our families, we rely on microwaves and drive-thru windows with no control over what is in the food we're feeding them. Instead of investing time and energy [...]