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Freedom: How I Have It and Why I Want It

 

            “Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.” – Pope John Paul II

       Freedom is a beautiful word. Freedom is a tremendous privilege. Freedom is an awesome responsibility. It’s a hard word to grasp really. Maybe we think we know what it is, but do we really? Is freedom total unrestraint? The child who is allowed to eat whatever they choose whenever they choose, go to sleep and wake up whenever they want, do their homework or not, decide when they want to obey their parents, and make every other decision totally without boundaries is free…or not? Is freedom the power to choose within a line of fundamental truths? There is only one right answer, but I leave the decision for you to make for yourself. Continue reading “Freedom: How I Have It and Why I Want It”