Inner Peace can be seen as the ultimate benefit of practicing patience.
I'm most disturbed by the theory of rubber resilience in children; as if its much easier to bounce back with youth. I see them more like Steel. When heated, they can be bent either which way. But if it's not corrected by the time things cool down, they can be forever changed.
Perfect does not mean perfect actions in a perfect world, but appropriate actions in an imperfect one.
We do not create our destiny; we participate in its unfolding. Synchronicity works as a catalyst toward the working out of that destiny.