“Now, there’s plenty of work to do, and it’s hard and scary and painful and dangerous. And some of us won’t make it. But it’s good and important and noble work, and it’s worth doing. ”
Very beautifully expressed, Bud, and reminds me of something that one of the Jewish sages of yore said:

“The Work is not for you to complete, but neither are you free to desist from taking part in it.”