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Dangerous Freedom

imgresWith the holiday of Passover behind us, the dangers of freedom become more threatening than ever.

Freedom is a privilege, not an inheritance.  Freedom is an obligation, not a right.  Freedom calls us to duty, not to indulgence.

And the illusion of freedom may be the cruelest tyrant of all, seducing us into accepting the slavery of ego, impulse, and comfort.

Every day we should ask ourselves:  are we fighting to deserve and to preserve the freedom that our fathers fought so hard for us to have?