Reflections on the true meaning of spiritual freedom
[We are] baptized to be leaven in the national loaf, to be
compass and compassion in our society, to be advocates of justice,
mercy and love as the way the world ought to be.
On Independence Day we
will be thinking about freedom, and I submit to
you that Easter and Passover are
like a spiritual Independence Day.
When we think of
independence in terms of our country or in terms of
our own personal lives, or
in terms of our relationships, we need to
ask, “What are we seeking independence
from and what are we seeking