We seek hiding places, frightened of being found.
We’ll do many things in life to avoid being in the limelight, to avoid the chance of success.
We are often more scared of success than failure, because success may mean being thrust forward from our comfort zone into the unknown.
Hiding can involve elaborate actions in order to avoid the more simple act of showing up and doing what we are best at.
Step out of the shadows, take that small step towards being found, it is easier than the complications and regret of staying hidden.
Far away in the distance is another place.
Maybe the grass is greener there.
It’s an escape.
A place to run away to.
But what if you get there and the grass isn’t greener, it’s not an escape, it’s not better?
What if running away is just a way of hiding from the things we need to face?
Face whatever it is that you want to run from. It will take time, it will take being vulnerable, it will take the love and support of yourself. But the outcome will be worth it.
Then you’ll be able to visit a distant place to enjoy it, not to hide in it.