I saw the image of a person running. They had been running so fast in the pursuit of their life ambition that they left behind something of great value.
As the person continued to run forward they heard a strangely familiar sound behind them. The sound caught their attention and caused them to come to a stop. They turned around looking for the source.
Finally, what was making the sound caught their attention. There it was – something wonderfully simple that was once loved and loved the person back. In that moment, the person realized the value of what they had left behind.
If you are the running person, stop and walk back toward the sound. Embrace its message once again. The journey ahead was designed for that beautifully simple sound to walk with you into the coming years. Without its presence in your life, the future can only promise more relentless running in pursuit of something you once possessed but lost not realizing you already had it all and needed nothing more.
“Your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.’” Isaiah 30:21