Here is an excerpt from my book, The Silent Master: Awakening the Power Within:
On and on he went with only one thought in his mind: the safety of the child. Nothing else mattered, not fear, weariness, hunger. On and on he ran ’til in the distance he could see his friends still moving quickly. He was so close, only a little further to go to reach them.Before long, he caught them, stumbling into their midst with the precious baby, gasping for breath. The others were amazed at this feat and wondered where he had found the strength to run with the child and catch them. But they could see his face was filled with a resoluteness and determination they hadn’t seen before.Gently, he handed the child to the mother who took back the little body lovingly. Her heart was filled with joy, both for her child and for the old man. Together they continued onward, away from the enemy until they were safe and secure.