The persistent writer ends up with a finished book.

The persistent runner gets fitter and fitter until a marathon becomes possible.

The persistent social worker impacts the lives of untold numbers.

The persistent scientist solves problems that others give up on.

The persistent teacher will eventually find the key to her students’ learning challenges.

The persistent bird watcher will find that elusive species.

The persistent prospector is the one who gets the nugget.

The persistent gardener will create an oasis.

What is it you want from life?

Keep going.

Because persistence pays off.