Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees. – J. Willard Marriott
How many body builders have you ever heard of that didn’t lift weight? How many public speakers do you know that were born experts at it? How many United States presidents never ran for an office before that one (excluding President George Washington)? Tests have to come in order for you to be succeed. Even the largest tree would splinter at the sight of its first storm if it had never withstood progressive winds throughout its life.
Some food for thought. Let it digest.