gifted with freedom

(This was inspired by some observations I made of other people, but as I read it again it rings just as true for myself and my family. No offense or judgement intended!) I’ve seen the way your children walk. Stiff, awkward. As if they’re afraid to miss a step or move outside of the cage they’ve been taught to live in. Like animals who’ve been raised in captivity: their cage has become their comfort and their curse. I am convinced that the wilderness still excites them. When they smell the fresh air and see the wide open fields or big blooming jungles; I’m certain their hearts skip a beat. Their imaginations start to spark as they see other animals running wild and free. Their physical bodies

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