The Success Is No Accident

899 WordsOct 17, 20154 Pages
Clint Dempsey once said,“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do”( 5 October 2015). Recently, I was told that I had a great opportunity and for a while I lost the love of the game due to my focus towards the sport. I thought of it more as a job, and less as a pleasure. I later read a novel called Siddhartha that helped me realize that it is not in my hands and that I will just have to enjoy my journey. I learned that to accomplish my ultimate goal of playing college soccer I will have to wait, think, and fast. I will have to obtain the skill of waiting to accomplish my goal. I will have to wait until the coach is ready to look into me and my credentials and is willing to invite for an official visit. At that point, I will get to see the campus and speak with the coach, which will help me narrow my options for college. I will have to wait for the coach to be fully committed to my skills and me. While the coach evaluates my potential as a college player, I must have patience because it is out of my hands. My patience could potentially be tested at times, but I will need to have faith. I will have faith by trusting in the Lord and that my future is in his hands. I might have to wait many days, months, and hopefully not to many years to achieve the goal I have been working towards since the age of six. If I do receive the chance to compete in

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