Passover Reflections: From Slavery to Freedom
Posted April 18, 2011on:
Tonight begins the Jewish holiday of Passover, or Pesach, which commemorates when the Jewish people, enslaved in Egypt, escaped the oppressive thumb of the Pharaoh to go forth unto the Promised Land. For many remembering this time, it’s a holiday with a fun little ritual and a great feast the first couple of nights.
However, the inner meaning of the holiday is quite profound. What does it mean to view ourselves as slaves? In what ways are we enslaved, and how can we find true freedom both within, and within societal confines?
This week’s blogging includes a reflection each day about how we can choose freedom, in all aspects of our lives.
Part 2: the “narrow place” within