It's a concept celebrated especially on holidays such as July 4th.  Many of us live in a free country but are imprisoned by patterns of shame and fear that we hide from others.  This holiday, we encourage you to take a moment to consider areas of your life where you don't live so freely.

Each day, we have a choice. We can hide, cover up, and fake it and be consumed with image management.  But in doing so, we lose.  We lose the opportunity to see our need for grace, forgiveness, and healing.