We strive so hard to make our world what want it to be, seldom acknowledging to ourselves how little control we actually have.
The result is frustration as we feel a sense of failure despite all we accomplish on our journey of life.
Real success is one of love and self-awareness, a sense of joy and of letting go of the many elements of which we have no control. It is offering forgiveness to others and to ourselves as we no longer feel a need to judge everything against a standard none of us can attain.
We set goals and apply ourselves to those goals understanding that if they are meant to be, they will come into being. If not, they won't but in any case we will become wiser for the experience of having attempted them.
But no longer will we frustrate or condemn ourselves over that of which we have no control, as we instead make peace with ourselves and with the world around us. This is self liberation.