Breaking the Cycle

Mindy Clemons  Freedom. It’s a wonderful word. A powerful concept. Something we celebrate. Sometimes we say, “Freedom is not free.” What does that mean? Freedom is fought for, earned in battle, maintained at a cost. We celebrate freedom. We work together to keep freedom and live in peace. What is the opposite of freedom? Being trapped? Enslaved? Stuck? In prison? Have you ever known someone who was stuck? Trapped in a pattern of behavior? Maybe enslaved to a behavior that was destructive? Maybe it’s someone in your family, or a friend, or even you? Struggling to find freedom can be …