They say in every battle, you need an armor and a sword. They also say that you need to have a army of well-trained people to help fight with you. In every battle, you also need a plan of offense and defense. You need to know where your enemy is coming from, what weapons they will be using, and what surprise attacks you could face. In some battles, your enemy will surprise you with attacks you did not expect.
It is funny in life that when you are on top, you never think that something could go wrong. You always think things will be perfect and the taste of victory is always close. But, you never stop to realize something could through you off your pedestal. The enemy throws various things at you fron below to knock you off. You ever notice as soon as things are going well, some shit just always hits the fan? Welp, that is the enemy throwing said shit.
Have you also noticed that when you are on top, you have people at your disposal? You can have a stranger, or even an associate, do something for you at no cost. You need a personal slave? Well, call that person willing to do anything to be put on. But, as soon as you are going through the battle, you are completely alone and sometimes, no one to fight with you? Shit, sometimes even for you.
As trite as this may sound, but your battle does strengthen you in the end. All the back stabbing, the fighting, the tears, the depression, and the loss of strength does make you a better person. So, hold on as you fight through your battles and stand close to your army general above. He will make sure to guide you. Even if you do it alone, or you have an army, just make sure you are strong and ready for whatever comes your way.