What is the price for freedom some may ask? Does money buy freedom or is it a right we were born to have?
Are we ever truly free? While we may not be shackled by the chains of physical bondage as thousands of people endured as recipients of whip-stabbing scars by a persecuting tormentor, there are other freedom stealers that come in a guise of friendliness and trustworthiness. We face greater danger of losing our freedom by accepting ignorance as the norm or turning a blind eye to avoid speaking up and speaking out against horrific injustices. Spiritually, mentally, financially and educationally we become entangled and unaware of how we got to this place of pseudo-freedom or freedom entrapment.
Oftentimes, we never even realize how our freedom was lost by our lackadaisicalness and careless distractions. When we get to that belief that someone else’s problem is none of our concern, it behooves us to rethink our position on that because sooner or later, their problem will become our bigger problem.
Of course, freedom should not be a privilege that we can be reckless with because it could very well end up as a piece of driftwood in a landfill. We cannot afford to be idle because it’s just too costly.