Nobody will give you it, you must conquer it !
( Vietnamian proverb )



Where there is no freedom, there is death and destruction

( Mustafa Kemal Ataturk )



By its influence those who were chained by evil power are free. By its action those who were weak are fortified, and those who were discouraged have consolation, a lot of life are changed and become better !




Liberty, equality : bad principles ! The only true principle for humanity is justice ;
and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness
( Henri-Frederic Amiel )



Love, joy, and peace cannot flourish until you have freed yourself from mind dominance
( Eckhart Tolle )



Our world looks like " free " but it's just illusion. Sex, alcohol & drugs don't give us liberty ;
they carry us along debauchery, in search of pleasure for pleasure
( Père Pedro )




In Christ we are free and alive

Liantsoa Jenny at Sainte Marie island - Madagascar - 2006 Yannick Blanchard
Carnivorous plant - East of Madagascar - 2006 Yannick Blanchard



You my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom
to indulge the sinful nature ; rather, serve one another in Love
( Galatians 5 : 13 )



To love is not to lose your freedom but to give it a meaning
( Marc Levy )



The amount of happiness that you have depends
on the amount of freedom you have in your heart
( Thich Nhat Hanh )



The apostles Paul & Silas sang even if they were in prison in Philippi in Macedonia. Their faith
was bigger than their sufferances. With the Lord, we live every circumstances
of our life with peace & joy ; it's the true Freedom
( from Acts 16 : 23 - 25 )



... Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom

( 2 Corinthians 3 : 17b )







1- The true freedom :

" The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour ... ". ( Isaiah 61 : 1 - 2a )

At the beach, a boy walks alone following the sea side. He wears a tee-shirt on which is written : " LIBERTY ". The wind blows and moves off his hairs. This is a free boy. But is it true ? Why to write again " LIBERTY " on his tee-shirt or on the walls ? Many people look for freedom because of social & family embarrassments. But man is always prisoner of himself even if he is in a no man's island because of his bad think, because of his sinful nature. Man claims freedom but he forgets that many slaveries depend not on other people but on him. Habits for example can take off his liberty. So the true freedom depends on us. It's inside of us not outside. It doesn't depend on external embarrassments but on our desires and our tendencies.
( The Good Seed - July 14th 2002 )


2- Let's again talk about freedom :

" I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the Kingdom of heaven ". ( Jesus Christ - Matthew 18 : 3 )

The human being thinks that he's FREE. At the beginning, man has got from God all things which make him happy. But man has losen this happiness. And he says that the responsible is his neighbors, or the society, or the daily problems, or ... God. He doesn't think that he has his own responsibility for his sorrows. Man thinks that he is FREE but he is a prisoner of his passions.
Man looks for good in the pleasure while he has to search his pleasure in good. Man thinks that God is not a friend but an enemy. So his point of view becomes false and it breaks down his desire. The solution is our conversion. We must accept that our morality is wrong and that we need God to change it. We must accept that we can't change ourselves our nature so we need Jesus for our regeneration. So the lost child will find again his family, the guilty will go back to his Saviour, the desperate man will need help from his Creator. Conversion breaks down man's pride but it opens the right way to God.
( The Good Seed - July 27th 2002 )









Freedom quotes from the film « The REVELATION to John »,
a Saverio d'Ercole Gianmario Pagano's story, a story drawed from The Bible :


Your chains are in your heart. And you take them with you everywhere you go
( John the Apostle to Valerius the Roman )


To abjure his own name for witnessing the Lord's name ( Jesus' name ) -
( Theophilus alias John the Apostle, in exile at Pathmos island prison )


Truth can kill you ! No, only truth will give you freedom ( or will give us freedom ) -
( Discussion : Valerius the traitor and John the Apostle at the end of the film of Saverio d'Ercole )


God will always win my friends. Victory on evil powers is the root of our faith
( John the Apostle before his death, always in the film )



The almighty God who has created the universe didn't impose in his creation.
God has permitted freedom to man, we can choose between to trust on Him or not
( To please to the Lord, 2010 )






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