Consider the humble bag of carrots.
There it goes down the conveyor.
But wait! Look at the date on the package.
Best if used by 11.09.12.
By then, the election will be over. We hope.
If the carrots can make it, so can you.
Hang on. It may come down to the wire.
But don’t give up!
Smile and think of the day when carrots expire.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before Him He endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. Hebrews 12:1-3 NIV
Don’t Give Up by Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush. A little melodrama goes nicely with beta carotene.
Name a root vegetable without repeating any named in the comments before yours.