Word of the Day: Longanimity


lon-ga-nim-i-ty / lŏng-gə-nĭm-ĭ-tē, lông-gə-nĭm-ĭ-tē


1. patience or self-control in times of suffering or hardship; forbearance; long-suffering

In the midst of uncertainty, we can pray for the virtue of longanimity to strengthen our souls and guard us against despair.

Theresa Smart, “Longanimity: The virtue of waiting for God”, McGrath Institute Blog, www.mcgrathblog.nd.edu/longanimity-the-virtue-of-waiting-for-god, February 11, 2019