Create Impactful Change: Learning to Celebrate Freedom on Juneteenth

By Rasheité Calhoun

 

Imagine being free but not actually knowing it, operating in bondage that is technically no longer holding you. And before you write this off as something you can’t exactly relate to, let me remind you that the concept of freedom isn’t one only reserved for Blacks. We all, at some point in our lives, have desired freedom. Many of us are still on the quest for liberation from something – a toxic relationship, a heart-breaking illness, a dead-end career, or mountains upon mountains of debt. Raise your hand if you wish you could be free from debt. I’m raising my hand with you. 

 

So indulge me for a bit. Pause for a second and choose your thing, whatever thing it is you wish you were free from. Now, lose yourself in the thought of someone telling you that you are unquestionably free from that thing – and you’ve been free for quite some time. 

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