You’re exhausted. There is barren land where hope used to grow. Home is a faraway place that only exists in your memory. Maybe money is keeping you captive (or lack thereof.) Maybe someone is chasing you.
You had a plan. You executed it to the best of your ability. There was cause and effect. Desire fuels you. You stand there at the end of the line. You fought, you ran, but you have been cornered. There is nothing left to do.
No proverbial bullets left in the chamber…
You take a deep breath…
…and you say, “Here goes nothing!”
You take a chance at landing on your feet. You take a “leap of faith” and all the while you are still holding your breath. You have no idea what the outcome will be but you know what proceeded this trial. You know you can fail. You know this can be fatal. What choice did you have? Fight or flight right? Some don’t understand your decision. Some don’t understand your loyalty. Some don’t understand your commitment or lack thereof.
What happens if you stand and fight? What happens if you win? What happens if you claim your prize now? Do you deserve it? Did you earn it? Did you really do your best? Did you sacrifice? If it doesn’t “make you stronger” and it kills you, what will your legacy be? Do the people you love feel loved?
Are your feet bleeding from running, jumping, hiding? Are your legs sore? What if you stood in a fighting stance, left lead, fast jab and pursued your predators diligently?
Do you know?
Why don’t you find out?
Ready? Set. Stand. Fight.