Miriam, and the other midwives, Nachshon, Moses and all the people needed courage to stand up and defy the Pharoah. The third cup of wine is dedicated to the courage that is needed to seek freedom.  

(everyone raises her or his wine or juice cup and says together)

 Blessing for Wine 

Let us bless the source of life

that nurtures fruit on the vine

as we weave the branches of our lives into the tradition. 

(Everyone drinks the second cup of wine or juice)

haggadah Section: -- Exodus Story
Source: original