Being human we all want to get things accomplished, to finish the race, to obtain to the prize. But in running, as with most things in life, its the little steps that are the most important ones. For without time and struggle we cannot reach the goal we have been searching for. Small steps are essential to the process for that is when we usually learn and grown the most. At the time baby steps seem tedious and sometimes monotonous. But without them we cannot accomplish forward progress.
Just keeping going, taking the small steps and someday the path well-worn with also be the one you may treasure the most.