The problem with patience is that the world is very provoking place. At every turn we are tested: tested to endure, tested to persevere, tested to remain calm in the face of injustice, adversity and chaos. There are no steadfast tricks to being patient. There is no elixir that will give one the zen-like state to tolerate or persist. It is simply in the mind that tranquility must reside and in the knowledge that in some way, shape or form those things and individuals that try our patience will someday have their patience tried tenfold.