“Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.“ ~ Korean Proverb
Preserve- to continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no prospect of success.
When your eyes are not on the road, it is easy to get lost.
An actual story this time! And sorry, but I don't have a picture of ratty shoes (though I do have a pair).
"Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill
What are you chasing after?