If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
Words from childhood but part of the Justus' upbringing. Reflecting on that there is a mellowing of thought. You cannot try to follow God harder. You can try to try again...but it is not in the trying, but it is the trusting.
It does not take MORE work by you, it takes less work. Let go and Let God. TRUST. You do not have to try try again, just trust. Trust in Him.
Words of my Heart,
" Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones." Proverbs 3:5-8