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Freedom ~ A Living Word, Especially When Spoken with a Dying Breath

When the William Wallace character in the movie, Braveheart, was about to be executed, his heart reached out to gather once again all the love it had for his native land and its people. Then he filled his tortured lungs … Continue reading

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Corruption ~ Freedom’s Terminal Prognosis

It’s that red-white-and-blue Independence Day time again, time to unpack the beach wear, fire up the barbeque, and get ready for the annual parade of pyrotechnic creativity. It’s also a time when we should pull our minds away from the … Continue reading

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Slavery Worth Protesting!

This may be something you haven’t heard in a while—an actual piece of bona fide good news. We could all use some after a week that included threats of a North Korean nuclear holocaust, a bloody “radical left vs. radical … Continue reading

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Freedom–What We’re Fighting Against, or Who We’re Living For?

Once again, we’re about to celebrate America’s declaration to the world that we would be a free and independent nation, that our people would be able to exercise their God-given rights, including the right of self-determination and the liberty to … Continue reading

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Corruption – Freedom’s Terminal Diagnosis

Change Can Be Challenging When I first arrived in Central Asia a few years ago, I was immediately challenged and fascinated by how different so many things were than those that surrounded me back home. It made me glad in … Continue reading

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Is Freedom “Just Another Word?”

In 1971, Kris Kristofferson recorded a slightly altered Janis Joplin song that had a particularly haunting line about freedom. He sang, “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose; freedom ain’t worth nothin’, but it’s free.” In spite of … Continue reading

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