Wanting to Run Away

The CNN news story today about the fugitive pilot who defrauded people and went to great effort to run away and kill himself was so sad.

Just when you start to think that you are a failure as a human being, a story like this comes along. Imagine the huge hurdles in front of this man now that he has wronged so many people, and must live to face the consequences.

All of us have done things we regret. We handle situations poorly, sometimes at the expense of others.

If he didn’t have the courage to face those he had wronged before he became a fugitive, imagine how much courage he will need now to humble himself before everyone and accept the consequences of his choices, now that he has caused even more damage to others and himself.

My heart goes out to him that he can face another day and start to make the right decisions, and accept the punishment that will come.