October 18, 2018

You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:13, 14

All my life, I have lived to achieve freedom and independence.  Financial freedom so that I could do what I really wanted to do.  Being an employer rather than an employee so that I could be my own boss and not be at the mercy of someone else.

I’ve become a Christian to be free from fear of death, so that I may attain the ultimate security.  I checked it out to see if it’s possible not to die.

I’ve done all of the above so that I could be free and enjoy my life — to fulfill the desire of my heart.  To become an artist to play with colors, shapes and images with childlike abandon and experience the wonder of what my mind and little two hands could come up with.

Crème de la Crème is what I’ve wanted for myself.

Then, I read Galatians 5:13 and 14…