Contempt for Captivity Two weeks ago I shared that I’d been guilty, like the Children of Israel, of grumbling and complaining after having been delivered from situations of captivity. I confessed that I’d even sought to return to captivity, and in some cases did in fact return. When God had Moses lead the Israelites out … More Captivity: Part 2
THE COMFORT OF CAPTIVITY Most people have heard the story of Moses and how he lead the Children of Israel from captivity. In a nutshell, the Israelites had been slaves in Egypt, and God used Moses to deliver them to a land of their own. Once out of Egypt, the Israelites faced many trials and … More Captivity: Part 1
As Americans celebrate Independence Day, there is an air of jubilation and excitement that is experienced County-wide. And rightfully so. When oppressed groups of people, recent graduates, and others gain their freedom, or become independent, it is cause for celebration. When people become debt-free, escape from abusive situations, and end cycles of dysfunction, it is … More Celebrate In Dependence
Nothing provides a sweeter taste than freedom after having been in jail, prison, or held against your will. While some of us may know people who have been held captive, ALL of us have ourselves been held captive. In fact, many of us are still imprisoned at this very moment. Physical conditions for the incarcerated individual … More Jailbird…Prepare to Take Flight
People often say “the best things in life are free”. They use that saying when referring to things like love, freedom, equality, a refreshing drink of water, etc. Oh if only that were true. Life has shown me that the “free” things in life are usually those that have cost a great deal. This column is … More If It Is FREE…Believe Me, It Cost A LOT!