From the Hajj to the Stations of the Cross, the greatest pilgrimages involve walking. And many pilgrims purposefully make their gait more arduous in order to slow their pace even more. Now I understand why.
When my wife and I had twins, we thought our friends would consider it "All Hands on Deck." Instead it was "Run Away!" When I got cancer, we thought it'd be "Run Away." Instead it was a great act of friendship.