Freedom

This list includes every page tagged with "Freedom."

  • By Erica Shadowsong
    From WorshipWeb
    Icarus could not resist flying higher and higher to see how far he could go. And he began to entertain what he knew was impossible; he began to think about what it would be like to touch the sun!
  • By Cathy Rion Starr
    From Uplift
    Last week, I stood in front of the ICE offices in Hartford for several hours -- ironically directly across the street from the lesbian law firm that my partner and I paid a lot of money to protect our queer family from the Trump administration (they helped us with the second parent adoption of our...
  • By James Luther Adams
    From WorshipWeb
    "A faith that is not the sister of justice is bound to bring people to grief. It thwarts creation, a divinely given possibility; it robs them of their birthright of freedom in an open universe; it robs the community of the spiritual richness latent in its members; it reduces the person to a best of...
  • By Erika A. Hewitt, Becky Brooks
    From WorshipWeb
    When we study history, we learn that freedom is rarely freedom for all, and is more often freedom for some at the expense of others. At times, we’re called to surrender some of our freedom in order to serve The Whole.
  • By Theresa I. Soto
    From WorshipWeb
    Being free is not a license, but / A promise.
  • By Deanna Vandiver
    From WorshipWeb
    Naming our vision of collective liberation.
  • By Karen G. Johnston
    From Braver/Wiser
    Surrender is the last thing, often the only thing, available. And so we give ourselves to it. We fear it is our end. Sometimes—with grace or luck—we find it is our liberation.
  • By Amy Brooks
    From WorshipWeb
    We reject the teachings of division and ignorance and commit to siding with love against hatred.
  • By Aoife Barrington-Haber
    From WorshipWeb
    As the child leaves the doorstep, the parent prays: Please, keep my child safe, And give me the courage to let them go out to explore the...
  • By DeReau K. Farrar
    From Braver/Wiser
    I wanted so badly to break free and let loose—but I just couldn't. I was stuck in my own false ideas of the congregation's expectations of me. Luckily, there’s still time.