What if I were to tell you that you are already free? That every moment of every day you may choose to do it differently. You are free to worship, or not. Free to live fully, or not. Free to be you, or not. Do you see light where others see darkness? Do you hear worship where others hear noise? Do you find beauty in the ugly places?
Might I suggest that freedom lives in the place where all others say no, but where you say yes? Where others see a corruption of the classics, you might see rule bending, beat boxing art. Where others see temporal, you may see eternal.
Can I put out a challenge? This week, choose one thing in your life that you do for the sake of the rules, or for false expectations, or to please the voices in your head. Set yourself free from that thing for five days. Go ahead. Don’t make the bed. Feed the kids breakfast food for dinner; it’ll be our secret. Create art instead of cleaning house. Make love instead of to-do lists. Just this once, let the person who offended you off the hook.
And do let me know how you get on. Or not. The choice is yours.