Category Archives: Freedom

The Promise

The tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 has come and is behind us. Now our task is plain: Onward — Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning. Psalm 30:5b

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A Time to Mourn, 9/11/11

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:  A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean, Take #2

The debate — no, strike that — the fight over the nation’s debt goes on and on, and while it’s raging, our nation’s fabric is being torn apart. Benjamin Franklin, wasn’t it? who said, If we do not hang together, … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean?

WordPress bloggers were challenged to write about this question just before the Fourth of July.  About the same time, before the Fourth, Krista Tippett, host of the PBS program “On Being”, rebroadcast a 2003 interview with philosopher and polymath Jacob … Continue reading

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