…and as he sat by the ocean’s edge, he thought of all that was wrong in his life; the disappointments, the setbacks, and he thought of giving up. Then he noticed that the water kept rushing to the shore again and again no matter how many times it receded. It never ceased. The sun was dipping lower in the sky and the breeze had turned chilly when he walked back to his car. He sat in the parking lot gazing at the darkening sky and for a few minutes he reflected on what the ocean had taught him that day.