We must resist the urge to focus our eyes on 'the other guy,' for comparison is like a thief in the night. It may seem innocent, but it will rob you of energy needed to sustain the race, it will drain your fuel, it will distract you, frighten you and eventually cripple you. There is plenty of room for everyone's completed mission.
Persisting means to grow up in a very long path, which is made of so many attempts, big mistakes and little successes. It means constantly training to achieve perfection without having to be perfect in everyday life. It means reaching a productive harmony rather than an unsustainable, counterproductive perfection.
We often know what we should be doing, it's the lack of action that halts our progress. What good, however, is a ton of useful information that goes unused? Time to roll up those sleeves and get to work future Luckie, your luck depends on it! If good luck doesn't find us, we must go out and find it.