When you’re a kid, you always want things to stay the same, the same teacher, same house, same friends… It’s one of those things people say, you can’t move on until you have let go of the past. Letting go is the easy part, it’s the moving on that is painful, so sometimes we fight it, try and keep things the same. Things can’t stay the same though, at some point you just have to let go. Move on because no matter how painful it is, it’s the only way we grow.
MEREDITH: “It’s the chase, isn’t it?”
MEREDITH: “The thrill of the chase. I’ve been wondering to myself, why are you so hell-bent on getting me to go out with you? You know you’re my boss. You know it’s against the rules. You know I keep saying no. It’s the chase.”
DEREK: “Well… its fun isn’t it?”
MEREDITH: “You see! This is a game to you, but not to me. Because, unlike you, I still have something to prove.
Meredith Grey; Grey’s Anatomy
Sometimes it happens in an instance. We step up, we see a path forward. We see a path and we take it. Even when we have no idea where we’re going.
Meredith Grey - Grey’s Anatomy; Take the Lead (8x03)
We may feel caged, we may feel trapped, but still as humans we can find ways to feel free. We are each other’s keepers, we are the guardians of our own humanity and even though there’s a beast inside all of us, what sets us apart from the animals is that we can think, feel, dream and love. And against all odds, against all instinct, we evolve.
Meredith Grey - Grey’s Anatomy; Where The Wild Things Are