Tag Archives: freedom

My Epic of Anxiety

Part Three: The Healing Wave (To read Part One, click here) I’d become interested in Jesus’s teachings months before I entered the dark tunnel of despair. I’d sat on the roof next to my second storey apartment window reading a … Continue reading

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True Freedom

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Lose the Luggage!

Baggage “Knowing that you’re the one who’s been rejected, God it makes you feel isolated. I felt as though I’d walked into the house trailing all this baggage.” ~Anthea Turner “We all have baggage. The question is: What baggage can … Continue reading

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Freedom

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The Cost of Freedom

I wrote the following immediately after the U.S. elections. It’s not so much a reaction to the results as it is a meditation on the bigger picture, on what’s behind those results. My country is surrendering its freedom. The erosion of values … Continue reading

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The Most Important Vote You’ll Ever Cast

The religious leaders came to Jesus, hoping to trip him up (Mark 12:13-17). Tiberius Caesar, a brooding paranoid who regularly executed those who challenged him, was ruler of the most powerful nation in the world, and was considered by many to … Continue reading

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How to be Free

Francis of Assisi got his first taste of freedom in a prison cell. True freedom lives, if it lives at all, inside of us. As a kid growing up in smog-strangled Los Angeles I heard a radio ditty about a magical … Continue reading

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