Fleeing or Chasing

Some people run from.  Some people chase after.

The tough thing to discern is that both fleeing and chasing look the same. They both look like running. Because they are. On the outside.  The only difference between fleeing and chasing is the cause:

What causes someone to flee?  A tough relationship.  Embarrassment.  Fear of confrontation.  Boredom (eventually).  Dodging a difficult conversation. Irresolution.  Conviction met with cowardice.  Self-doubt.  Apathy.

What allows someone to chase?  Zeal for a cause.  Belief that things must change.  Resolution.  Hunger for more.  A vision for a preferred future.

(for what it’s worth – most times I flee.  But grace is a kind teacher)

the road


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