Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration


Free to Be

posted by Alex Blackwell

“You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.” – Richard Bach

Today is Independence Day in the United States – the Fourth of July.

More than 200 years ago, the American colonist signed The Declaration of Independence signaling to Great Britain they wanted to be free – free to live, free to dream and free to be.

Today is a good day to remember you are free, too.

No matter what is weighing you down right now, if it’s debt, a bad job or an unhappy relationship, remember this: You are free to dream, free to hope, free to be and free to pursue whatever lives in your heart because freedom’s promise is simple: Nothing has power over you without your permission.

Today is a good day to celebrate your freedom.

Freedom from fear
Freedom from loneliness
Freedom from the addiction
Freedom from limitations
Freedom from anxiety
Freedom from criticism
Freedom from despair
Freedom from wearing the masks
Freedom from shame
Freedom from the past

Freedom to desire
Freedom to think what you please
Freedom to ask for what you want
Freedom to dance in the rain
Freedom to know what love really means
Freedom to trust
Freedom to feel amazing just the way you are
Freedom to smile
Freedom to find where safe is for you
Freedom to live anyway you choose
Freedom to forgive
Freedom to be forgiven
Freedom to love yourself a little more each day

Today is a good day to remember you are free to be.

About Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He writes about inspiring things at The BridgeMaker.
Web | Simple Paths | How to Love Consciously



Previous Posts

10 Truths to Keep Telling Yourself
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” - Buddha Every single day you are confronted with negative things that run the risk of destroying your happiness and your overall sense of well-being. When you hear negativity on a regular basis, it is easy to buy int

posted 10:31:54pm Mar. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration #72
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: There are no accidents in life without value. Think of the past as the best teacher you ever had in school and then open your mind, and heart, to the lessons. “I never regret anything, because every detail of my past is what made me into who I am today.” - twitte

posted 12:45:19pm Mar. 01, 2015 | read full post »

10 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Inspiration
“You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” - Jack London Social media and the news in general can be a source of frustration and even sadness. It seems like our News Feeds are constantly flooded with stories of terror, frustration and devastation. It can bring you

posted 10:49:10pm Feb. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Sunday Inspiration #71
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Life doesn’t come with guarantees or an answer sheet. The best you can do is to have hope, lean on faith and let go. “Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.” - Kody Keplinger I

posted 8:56:25pm Feb. 21, 2015 | read full post »

12 Wise Old Sayings That Keep Inspiring
Some say wisdom is gained by keeping an open mind while living a long time so life’s experience have a chance of soaking in. Others say wisdom is acquired by listening more than talking. Either way, wisdom is a gift that can enlighten our souls and strengthen our spirit – and the spirit of ot

posted 12:58:55am Feb. 19, 2015 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.