Being prepared is about being ready for action. It means practicing beforehand. It may also mean being willing and able to do something. It is up to you to be prepared for whatever life throws at you.
It takes time, effort and dedication to prepare adequately. Proper use of time builds you up. Use the time available to seek inspiration and improvement. Time spent in practicing is not wasted. It helps you build your capacity and increase your strengths. The degree of effort you invest into your preparation is vital. Effort determines success. Apply your effort into practice over and over and over again. Dedication in preparation demands vision. It takes dedication to pursue the outcomes you really want. Have an end in mind that carries you through all your challenges. Commit to that vision.
Those who adequately prepare are seldom defeated. They overcome challenges with ease. They squash all doubts around them concerning their capabilities. They conquer without fear.
Do not wait for circumstances to happen to you. Have that foresight to sense the magnitude of battle ahead.