You’ll have gathered by now that I am a fan of Nicky Gumbel. And today is no different as I want to share another quote from Nicky Gumbel that I really love:
The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come.
I’ve heard it said many times that you should never look back but instead look ahead. However it can be tough when your goals continue to seem a long way off, and don’t seem to be getting any closer to you. That’s why sometimes it is good to look back, because only then will we realise just how much we’ve already achieved and how far we’ve already come.
Our goal might just seem a more within our reach when we realise how close it is in comparison to how far we’ve come. So don’t give up until you’ve at least reminded yourself how far you’ve already come.