Life is like a big bike race, with the path to the finish line being your personal path.
At the start, we all ride together – sharing the camaraderie and enthusiasm. But as the race progresses, the initial joy gives way to the real challenges: tiredness, monotony, doubts about our own abilities.
Notice that some friends will give up, they are still going, but only because they do not know how to stop in the middle of a road, they are numerous, pedalling alongside the support car, talking amongst themselves and meeting an obligation.
Eventually we distance ourselves from them and are forced to cope with loneliness and unfamiliar bends in the road, not to mention problems with the bike. After some time, we may begin to wonder if it’s worth the effort.
Yes, it’s worth it. You just can’t quit.
Furthermore, if you stop pedalling, you begin falling.
“In race of life, it does not matter who finishes first. What matters most is being able to complete your race.”
~ Lailah Gifty Akita