Try never to run away from pain, suffering and sacrifice. These are where the challenge to change, to grow, to become 'more' come to rest squarely on our shoulders. The opportunity to turn burdens in to something beautiful.
"What are you afraid of?" he asked exasperated. "I'm willing to do anything for you, but you still continue to push me away." "I'm afraid of my past, of all the pain that I've been through. Of all the broken promises and empty remarks of love.