Col 3:2 says
Set your mind and keep it set.
Don't just have the heart of a starter, but have the heart of a finisher."
The journey is a process. It shows us not only the world but our place in it.
It shows us our GOD.
It says in the Bible
"Call unto me and I will answer thee, and I will show thee great things, and difficult, which thou knowest not."
"It's hard to beat a person that never gives up" Babe Ruth
"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."