"If there were no rewards to reap, no loving embrace to see me through this tedious path I've chosen here..."
I think this song is about being paitent, keeping your hopes and faith, and not giving up, even though you're on the verge of giving up.
But for what reason?
Think for yourself.
Lateralus, I love you.
I love this song, I think it covers all aspects of music that I love