Just because you aren't given the credit and haven't been recognised for your work doesn't mean you have to give up or stop. You don't always need credit, other people do not always have to know what you are capable of doing as long as you do.
Previous pinner wrote----Always be thankful for what you already have—which is so very much! “Those who live in thanksgiving daily. are among the world’s happiest people. The power of gratitude is immense.” –Joseph B.
I say AMEN to this mom: I tell my son that when he is going through a major area of suffering in his life, it's because God has to put us through bootcamp before we can be soldiers and God must have REALLY big plans for his life as a soldier.