If anyone had to get up each day and just "DO IT" it was Jeremiah.
Success by the worlds standards usually are accompanied by acquiring wealth, prestige, favor and power. People who, you know, have it all together, have financial and emotional security, yada, yada, yada.
Life here is temporary. Life hereafter is forever.
It's much more valuable to have success in the eye's of God, than in the world's. His rewards endure for eternity which never ends.
Jeremiah would not have been considered a success by just about anyone. However, he was a success in the eyes of God. That makes all the difference.
Looking through the lens of the world's view he was a miserable failure. For 40 years he served as God's spokesman to Judah. When he spoke, no one listened. He continuously urged them to act on God's commands, but nobody moved one inch toward the things that mattered to God. He was poor, underwent hunger and deprivation in order to deliver the message God had given him...