John 15:5-8 (MSG)
"I am the vine, you are the branches. When you are joined with me and I with you, the relation intimate and organic, the harvest is sure to be abundant. Separated you can't produce a thing. Anyone who separates from me is deadwood, gathered up and thrown on the bonfire. But if you make yourselves at home with me and my words are at home in you, you can be sure that whatever you ask will be listened to and acted upon. This is how my Father shows who he is- when you produce grapes, when you mature as my disciples."
Without God I can't do anything so why do I keep trying? I try to do everything on my own, and when I fail I ask God for help. I should go to God first though. How different would my life be if I went to God for everything? I wonder what opportunities I have missed because I tried to do things on my own? I have to step aside and let God take control.