The only thing you have control over are your responses
Whatever it is you want, regardless of knock-backs, difficulties or circumstances, perseverance is the quality always required in order to succeed. We might ask the deeper question: what is required for us to have perseverance? Is this a quality some just naturally have or is it something acquired? I feel there is a certain recipe [...]
Lay down your weapons of battle.
Determination and discipline required
Are your needs being met? Always!