I tried and tried to get a picture of a drip from this melting snow formation. I didn't think I'd succeeded. Even after the pictures were downloaded, I didn't notice it at first. But, look, there is a round drop just falling out of the frame! I think I can, I think I can..... a good reminder to me that we can't always see the results of our efforts at first.
Perseverance: the act of persevering. 2. The quality of one who perseveres; persistence