We all have had a time when we would like to escape; escape from the world, the pressures, the demands. However, any attempts at escape are short-lived. We sober up or we wake up and realize we are right back where we started from. Life has no walls, no barbed wire, no guards posted in towers, because if we want to remain living, we really have no place to go. That means we have to deal with what is in front of us. By taking care of the big while it is still small, the road is smoother, the waves calmer, the journey more pleasant.