22 October 2010

On Defining Freedom

". . .freedom. . . the moment when an unforeseen act of self-abandonment occurs." This was in an online article for Poetry magazine by Fanny Howe. I'm not sure it needs to be an unforeseen action; could we not choose it? to give ourselves over entirely to God? could such a definition be close to what Jesus was urging and promising? It's very attractive.