Those who turn back, remember the ordeal. Those who persevere, remember the adventure. (Milo Arnold, author)
Sometimes life is hard, and we may be tempted to turn back—to retreat when the going really is tough. To do so, often brings regret. We find it difficult to forget our failure, always lamenting the experience. But, if we stick to it and complete the venture, our memories are more likely to be filled with the sense of completion and success.
No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God (Luke 9:62).