“Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the air. But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest…I myself should become disqualified” (1 Cor 9:26-27).
The world is full of gifted failures. What marked the patriarchs and prophets, conquerors of Canaan and the early Church, was not perfection but persistence. Let’s keep at it!