"How do we beat it?" His eyes begged for a real answer, but he laughed when I stuttered a response. "It is fleeting, but we do not beat it." I replied. Why do we work at it if we know we cannot beat it? We cannot stop, we cannot give up. We have recognized the fight, the endless fight, and the end is always distant in our fleshy eyes, but hope fills us & faith in God. It fills us until we can hold nothing but the grace of God. That is the answer. "How do we beat it?" "We don't. He does"