Will you be brave when things fade and defeat seems certain, or will you prematurely fold and behold the loss of your mission? That's the decision we face when disappointment douses. Then we must decide whether to strive or to have a stroke, surrendering our hope because something broke our heart. Persistence in this regard is another word for "heart." Without it we won't achieve it, whatever it is no matter how much others give us their support. Ultimately, the dream is ours to abort.