If you’ve ever tried to run from God or have a loved one who has run the opposite direction, or if you are currently trying to escape Him this devotional, reposted from RZIM’s Slice of Infinity is written just for you. I urge you to read it and run back to the one who is the fulfillment of all you seek.
“I believe one of the most profound poems ever written was penned by an Englishman named Frances Thompson. Thompson was a genius, but he became a drug addict and was on the run for many years. Towards the later part of his life he wrote the magnificent masterpiece he called “The Hound of Heaven.” The poem describes God as the persistent hound who, with loving feet, follows and follows until he catches up with this person who is trying to run and flee from him. Writes Thompson:
“I fled Him, down the nights and down the days;
I fled Him, down the arches of the years;
I fled him down the labyrinthine ways
Of my own mind; and in the midst of read more
Source: I Fled Him | RZIM