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Featured Shop: ALTRUIST

April 3, 2018


  We are featuring Lydia Osborne’s Altruist Shop in our upcoming Spring 2018 issue. Altruist provides one-of-a-kind items while collectively providing opportunities for artisans to earn fair wages with the ability to support their families. Read more about Lydia in FREED’s 2018 Spring Issue.   SHOP OWNER: LYDIA OSBORNE INSTAGRAM: @ALTRUISTSHOP ALTRUIST SHOP:

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What is Mt. Zion and why is everyone in the Bible always talking about it? Zion was a territory possessed by the Jebusites (bad guys). Then David and his army overtook Zion and made it their new capital in Jerusalem. This was a smart move for David because now his capital was more centralized. He […]

ZION – Savannah Sturgeon


March 31, 2018

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God Belongs in My City – Alan Diaz

February 22, 2018


Can you imagine a public space that you frequent plastering the question, “A Million New Yorkers Are Good Without God, Are You?” Your initial reaction might be of pure shock, the second might produce a sense of mourning, the third might bring about feelings of helplessness. Thankfully, there was a response to this question. A […]

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Years ago, I sought the Lord to break areas of addiction in my life… Blessed be the Lord my Rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle. Psalm 144:1 Jesus was calling me to meet with Him every morning and get that day’s battle plan. He was training me to break […]

His Battle Plan – Sue Boldt


February 19, 2018

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Returning – Jasmine Zanetti

February 15, 2018


“And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father’s have bread enough to spare, and I perish with hunger!” —Luke 15:17 Forgetting happens. On occasion we forget our keys, we forget passcodes and even important dates. We forget seemingly trivial things on a day to day basis, and we […]

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Dear Rachel, “Love yourself,” “Reflect on your own beauty,” “Live in such a way to make yourself happy.” As I’ve gotten older, I hear these phrases more and more o ften. This world is creating an entire generation of people who just want to “love themselves.” However, I don’t see many people actually loving themselves. […]

The Real Me – Rachel King

Faith, Testimony

January 25, 2018

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New Beginnings – Sue Boldt

January 23, 2018


I love new beginnings… I love second chances, third opportunities, and fourth starting-fresh experiences. The list goes on. Jesus loves new things, too. That is what grace is all about. And mercy. He is all about doing new things, especially in His lambs’ lives. Do not remember the former things, Nor consider the things of […]

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