Remember the story of the tortoise and the hare?
Do not try to be like the hare. You do not have to run so fast that you end up losing. Do not get an attitude of over confidence that you begin to serve self and not God. Do not look at those around you and judge the race they are running.
Try to be like the tortoise. Focus on the task at hand and complete the course. Do not let someone intimidate you; keep running your race. Remember what God has for you, is for you and nobody can keep you from it. It may look like you are losing to others, but God said you are a winner!! Praise God!! Glory to His name!!
Ecclesiastes 9:11, Romans 8: 37-39, Jeremiah 29:11
Prayer gives you power to walk on purpose