A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. (Wayne Gretzkey, Canadian hockey star)
What a great skill to develop! Think of rocket scientists. When they send a rocket into space, they’re not aiming at the moon or Mars where they are at the time of launching but where they will be when the rocket gets there—light years away. In our planning and scheming, we need to picture things as they will be down the road and aim our efforts to be there at the right time.
I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. (Philippians 3:14)