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Freedom

It has a price: “The secret to happiness is freedom. And the secret to freedom is courage.” ~Thucydides “None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not … Continue reading

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My Declaration

(See below for video) Who doesn’t love fireworks? As a kid, I loved to watch things burn. No, I wasn’t a pyromaniac. Just a boy. (Is there a difference?) I’d douse my old model planes in lighter fluid and stage … Continue reading

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Set Others Free

What is it that God requires? The careful construction of houses of holiness in which to live apart from those who are ‘unclean’? The strict observance of religious ordinances? “You ‘humble’ yourselves by observing the motions of penance,” says the … Continue reading

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Courage Demands Gratitude

Dear Americans, while we enjoy our Memorial Day, may we not fail to remember those whose sacrifices paid for it. Those soldiers, firefighters, police officers and others whose sacrifices have secured the lives and freedoms of Americans and non-Americans alike. … Continue reading

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Free Will

“My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.” “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” ~William James (considered the father of modern psychology)

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Loose the Chains

“Loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of bondage. Set free the oppressed and break every yoke.” ~Isaiah 58:6 My freedom will only be complete when all people are free!

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Awake, O Sleeper

“Awake, O sleeper, arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” ~Ephesians 5:14 “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.” ~Galatians 5:1 P.S. For those of you who are following the news on my feature … Continue reading

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