And yes - it's true. Jill, the amazing woman who blogs over at Compassion Family, is hosting a Freedom Creations giveaway along with my guest post. Don't miss it!
|This green ear warmer headband is up for grabs! :)|
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela
The recent death of Nelson Mandela struck a deeper chord with me than it probably would have if he had died a few months earlier.
You see, in October, I started something called Freedom Creations – a social enterprise that sells handmade knitted accessories and donates 100% of the profit to International Justice Mission.
Freedom hits home for me more than ever, now, and Nelson Mandela’s death got me thinking of this quote of his: “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
This man fought for freedom with his whole being – and therein lies his freedom.
His freedom didn’t come in being released from jail, but in enhancing the freedom of others.
The result? He freed a nation.
Yet there’s still so much work to be done.