Category Archive: Freedom

Freedom is always a goal. Rarely achieved, it is can be lived only where it is guaranteed by a higher power, but more often than not, freedom is lost due to the influence of a higher power.

Sep 11

The Recursion of Reaching

Father was reaching….  He saw you as you were… needy, unloved, hurting, confused, in bondage, deceived… seemingly hopeless… His heart was reaching toward you, knowing what you needed, full of His love and healing power, full of freedom, full of truth, full of peace and hope… He Himself was the answer to every one of …

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Mar 04

Your Life in My Driveway, etc.

Your Life in My Driveway If, for some reason, somebody bound and gagged you and then laid you across my driveway, would ownership of my own property give me the right to run you over? A foolish question indeed. Your right to be unbattered supersedes the normal exercise of my rights of ownership. But I …

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Feb 23

Is Welfare Just?

Taking care of the needy:  it is a command of God to every compassionate man’s heart.  God requires His people to give to the needy widow, orphan, and foreigner.  Anyone with a modicum of humanity recognizes the mandate to take care of the needy people in his own sphere.  Do you?  I do. But now …

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Feb 18

Justice – Foundation of Freedom

Legal, moral justice is necessary if one is to exercise his moral freedom without needing to have the personal strength to enforce it.  (Put another way, if I can exert political, financial, or military power to insist on the unhindered exercise of my freedom, that is no more than “might makes right.”  If we expect …

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Feb 18

Welcome

Welcome to Just Reality, a blog on both simple reality with God and pursuit of justice in a free society.  Thanks for coming by!