Late bloomers oft know to where they wish to go even though their steps and pulls forward may be diddy.
Paths to home plate are not always straight; benefits other than temporal ones may come to those who travel a volute for their route.
It is no sweat for the emunctory that puts forth no effort, but it certainly is sweet when one does not let the small stuff preclude one from reaching goals.
Neither words nor actions, adored by others or self, could ever be as palmary as the drive to progress through thoughts that would prefer stagnation; pedal to the medal or petal to the mettle, but no need for pedal to the metal. ; )