A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step
I believe it is better to handle things at one's own pace than to plunge[把…投入] into it. We just have to concentrate on building pieces of our lives, one at a time. Go through adversities[逆境], one at a time. Solve our problems, one at a time. Go through life, one step at a time.
Beautiful paintings that have taken their place in history were not painted in a day, in a week, or in a month. It took time. Each brush stroke[一笔] was just a little foundation[基础] on which a masterpiece[杰作] rested. Similarly our lives are also a function of many single strokes.