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Independence Day

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“To be Jedi is to face the truth, and choose. Give off light, or darkness. Be a candle, or the night.” - Yoda, Dark Rendezvous

“We shall not go in to the night” – William Shakespeare “Henry V”

Every person shines their own light. The goodness within them, the eternal love that exists resides within like a flame. That inner flame is life, truth and redemption with who we truly are.

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Statues

Posted 06-27-2020 at 08:06 PM by Johno1967


The Statue of Jedha (Source: Lucas Films Ltd)



"If you believe in the Jedi and you believe in the Force, it feels like Jedha is somewhere you should visit in your lifetime."―Gareth Edwards



The great Jedi statue lay fallen in the desert. A symbol of a forgotten time. All memory of the Jedi had been erased. It was safer not to speak...
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Serenity

Posted 05-01-2020 at 03:05 PM by Johno1967
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“There is no Passion; there is Serenity” – Jedi Code



The underlying message of the mantra “There is no Passion; there is Serenity” is acceptance. It is important to understand that passion is not a negative emotion and can be a virtue. However, passions can also become an obstacle to serenity if they are not controlled.


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Self Knowledge

Posted 04-09-2020 at 11:25 PM by Johno1967


Source: http://www.dailyjedi.com/self-knowledge/

“In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.” – Yoda


“There is no Ignorance; there is Knowledge” – Jedi Code



The underlying message of the mantra “There is no Ignorance; there is Knowledge” is humility. Through objectivity and rejection of illusion we see the world...
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Equanimity

Posted 03-24-2020 at 08:02 AM by Johno1967


Source: http://www.dailyjedi.com/equanimity/

“There is no Emotion; there is Peace” – Jedi Code

“He who seeks to control fate shall never find peace.” – Ghosts of Mortis (The Clone Wars)



The underlying message of the mantra “There is no Emotion; there is Peace” is Equanimity. Emotion is a part of being human and to fully experience life one must embrace...
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