What Is Freedom For Love?

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What is Freedom to Love?
Some would say that freedom to love is, having no limitations or boundaries. To see everyone equally.
Many would say that freedom to love is, to give ones life for another.
I agree with both statements but I would go further to say that freedom to love is not only an act or a response but it is a lifestyle. Something that defines you. Something that make you, who you are.
As proud Americans, this month we celebrate the freedom that we have in this country and the freedom that many have believed in and given there lives for. People like Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and many more that have lead there generations with the deep conviction – and with a message of Freedom and Love.
All month long we will hear the word freedom and love, but are those attributes something that each of us truly possess?
If freedom is a lifestyle, then it should be evident in our lives. Freedom is something that everyone should witness and see in us and through us. John 13:35 says, "Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples."
I believe that we need to be reminded that there is freedom in love, but with this understanding, we also need to realize that there is an opposite side to freedom – it is imprisonment. If you are not free, you are captive. If you cannot truly love God, yourself or your neighbor, you are not truly free. There is an enemy that 's main purpose is to, "...steal, kill and…

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