This universe is fractal in nature. Things on a massively different scale tend to follow the same principles and reflect one another. The classic example would be the macrocosm of the universe and the microcosm of the human.
I think many people on this site need to hear this: in this life there is a progression to mastery. There is no great mathematician or musician or anything that has reached master level and not worked many hard and long hours over a long period of time. The same of course applies to every practice on this site.