Those of us who were born in the USA and have always enjoyed the freedoms that our birthright provides are prone to take our freedom for granted. I know that I often do. Then, I hear a story about someone like Brother Yun or Aijalon Mahli Gomes, and I am reminded that freedom is both rare and costly. Freedom is not free.
Now comes another name to remember–that of Son Jong Nam, who escaped the North Korean police state by crossing over to China in 1998. In the military, he had served a ten year stint as a presidential security guard, and his loyalty to the state was intense. Something happened, though, that changed his mind.Continue Reading