Too Frightened to Think
When I was 18 years old a lady with a gun was chasing me from where I was working out into a very busy street. She apparently had been told that I had done something that was not true, or it was mistaken identity.
I was terrified trying to get across the street and away from her. Running with all in me I made it to the center of the street and almost ran into a city bus but was able somehow to change directions and run along side the bus heading toward the rear. I quickly made it around the bus and ran on across the street. Cars were buzzing all around me and all I can think of to explain why I was not hit by one is that someone, somewhere was praying for my safety at the time.
After getting to the other side of the street the lady was still coming after me. A friend was having coffee where I was working and he jumped in his truck, drove around the block caught up with me and stopped long enough for me to jump in. He quickly took off with me in tow and took me to safety. I did not know that lady and never saw or heard of her again.
Have you ever been in a situation that terrified you to the point you could not think…but just reacted to the circumstance?