Friday, September 9, 2011

To RBC, a free bird.

Before the abolition, there was once a northerner who went to a slave auction and purchased a young slave girl. As they walked away from the auction, the man turned to the girl and told her, "You're free." 
With amazement she responded, "You mean, I'm free to do whatever I want?" 
"Yes," he said. 
"And to say whatever I want to say?" 
"Yes, anything." 
"And to be whatever I want to be?" 
"And even go wherever I want to go?" 
"Yes," he answered with a smile. "You're free to go wherever you'd like." 
She looked at him intently and replied, "Then I will go with you."

Adapted from Surprised by Grace, by Tullian Tchividjian.

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