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Longing for Freedom
Longing for Freedom

Freedom. What does the word mean to you? Many of us have never been incarcerated, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we are entirely at liberty to do and say what we want to. True freedom can seem impossible to attain. What will it take to set you free? Take the next step: Stephanie had […]

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Finding Freedom
Finding Freedom

Battles have been fought and lives have been given in pursuit of national freedom. Many of the freedoms enjoyed today came at a high price to those who have gone before us. National independence is only one type of freedom we can enjoy; personal freedom is also incredibly important. Bondage can come in the form […]

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Freedom, More or Less
Freedom, More or Less

I was intrigued this morning by an article from O, the Oprah Magazine which asked “Bikini or headscarf — which offers more freedom?” I was raised in England and Canada and my western brain immediately answered “not the head scarf”.  But as I read through the article – one woman’s account of her daughter’s choice […]

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Freedom to be Yourself
Freedom to be Yourself

Deep within each of us is an avid ‘do-it-yourself-er.’ We love to look at things with an eye to improvement. There is a sense of freedom in the ability to make changes to our environments. In our excitement, it is easy to get caught up in the way things could be and then find ourselves […]

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I Crave Freedom
I Crave Freedom

Reaching the world requires all of us to work together. That’s why she and the campus ministry where she serves decided to create an awareness campaign on human trafficking called I Crave Freedom. The campaign will include booths, information and speakers. Already volunteers from many segments of society want to join in and unite around […]

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Finding Freedom in Forgiveness
Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

Feelings are hurt, bitterness runs deep and the grudge has taken root. Before we realize it we are steeped in negative emotions that bind us. Finding forgiveness sets us free from these chains, but how do we allow ourselves to make that choice? Join us in this study as we look at how forgiveness can […]

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Finding Freedom in Failure
Finding Freedom in Failure

Thomas Edison has been famously quoted, “I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work”. His perseverance and willingness to continue trying led to the creation of the light bulb. How does a leader’s attitude about failure affect the future of an organization? A leader can choose to criticize people who have tried and […]

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Freedom in Ukraine
Freedom in Ukraine

My home, Ukraine, was a republic in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or USSR. It has an area of 603,700 square kilometers, which is slightly larger than France. The population of Ukraine is approximately 52 million – 73% are Ukrainian and 22% are Russian. Ukraine declared its independence in 1990 and was recognized […]

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Being Single: A Different Kind of Freedom
Being Single: A Different Kind of Freedom

There are more than enough top 10 lists out there pointing out the benefits of being single. The pros of why being without a mate produces all these side effects that beg to be recognized. You know the ones I’m talking about. Sometimes they come off sympathetic, some patronizing, some like propaganda, and often times […]

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Finding Peace and Freedom
Finding Peace and Freedom

If I asked you to describe yourself, what would you say? Would you tell me your job title or refer to your relationships – husband, wife, son, daughter, friend? Would you talk about your successes, or failures, your dreams or your past? These are parts of who you are, but you are more than what […]

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