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21 Jan 2020 21:45 #348627 by Miaum Ibiseb
Hello there I am having some uncertainties and questioning my faith. I come from a Christian background and am used to being able to look towards the Bible in times of struggle. However where do I turn now? I no longer feel the gravitational pull to the Bible but I am looking for another text of sorts to look towards in my time of uncertainty.

Do we, the Temple of the Jedi Order, have a text, film, reading, or anything like that to look towards in our times of struggle?
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21 Jan 2020 21:56 #348629 by Carlos.Martinez3
Have ya stopped by the library lately ?
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21 Jan 2020 22:00 #348631 by OB1Shinobi
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How ‘bout Cartoon Network?


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21 Jan 2020 22:27 #348638 by Rex
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When you read the Bible looking for solace, did you just flip to a random page and hope it was relevant or did you have certain passages that you relied upon?
There's many myths here, just like the Bible has many books in it.

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21 Jan 2020 22:31 #348639 by Fyxe
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The force, ... we turn to the force! Let it speak to you! It has much more to say than some dusty ancient book!! And its dynamic!

Where ever you go, there you are. Make the best of it.
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21 Jan 2020 22:34 #348640 by Manu
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Miaum Ibiseb wrote: Do we, the Temple of the Jedi Order, have a text, film, reading, or anything like that to look towards in our times of struggle?


No. Jediism is like the scene in Empire Strikes Back, where Luke Skywalker enters the cave in Dagobah. There is no book to comfort you, and no weapon will do.

Embrace the struggle. Once you do, you will find wisdom everywhere, even in the words of fools (such as this one writing to you)

The truth is something that burns. It burns off dead wood. And people don't like having the dead wood burnt off, often because they're 95 percent dead wood. - Jordan Peterson
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21 Jan 2020 22:54 #348647 by Miaum Ibiseb
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Thank you so much! It certainly is a large volume I have to choose from. Any suggestions on readings you would consider to be most important or dogma in a way to Jediism?

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21 Jan 2020 22:56 #348648 by Miaum Ibiseb
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I suppose I would just flip to random pages or often reread the stories of my childhood that brought me such comfort. Any myths you would recommend?
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21 Jan 2020 23:01 #348650 by Manu
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Miaum Ibiseb wrote: I suppose I would just flip to random pages or often reread the stories of my childhood that brought me such comfort. Any myths you would recommend?


Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise? :laugh:

The truth is something that burns. It burns off dead wood. And people don't like having the dead wood burnt off, often because they're 95 percent dead wood. - Jordan Peterson
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21 Jan 2020 23:35 #348653 by Fyxe
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Miaum Ibiseb wrote: Thank you so much! It certainly is a large volume I have to choose from. Any suggestions on readings you would consider to be most important or dogma in a way to Jediism?




Why try talking to a dusty book when you can talk to a real living and interactive friend? Did you ever talk to God? Why is the force different?

Where ever you go, there you are. Make the best of it.

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