Persistence. Grit. Stick-to-it-iveness. Pick your term for the trait of just "keeping on" when things get hard.
Writers need it. Marriages need it. This winter, Chicagoans need it. We’re all bone-tired of winter in these parts.
This week as I slog through some revisions, shovel my driveway yet again, and celebrate my 25th wedding anniversary, I’m reminded that the ability to keep on is a crucial skill in many areas of my life. The rewards are waiting behind the effort.
After all, Spring has got to be somewhere under all that snow, right?
What is demanding your persistence today?