There are many rewards that come with patience. The greatest reward is the strength that comes from enduring. What helps you to be patient?
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (Romans 12:12)
patient: (1) Able to remain calm and not become annoyed when waiting for a long time or when dealing with problems or difficult people. (2) Steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity. (definition from merriam-webster.com)