It saddens me when I hear homeschool parents pouring out their hearts with their struggles. Whether their problems are time management, discipline issues, curriculum woes, or money problems; they all lead to striving.
1828 Webster’s Dictionary (to) strive:
- To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard; applicable to exertions of body or mind. A workman strives to perform his task before another; a student strives to excel his fellows in improvement.
- To contend; to contest; to struggle in opposition to another; to be in contention or dispute; followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth.