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This Mormonism Video made a lot of people Angry!

If you’ve been following Minute Faith so far, you might have noticed that it is an incredibly open hearted series about the nature of belief from religion to religion. This isn’t a series about the dogma and why each religion is bad, this is a series about what that particular group of followers believe.

Interestingly enough, I actually received quite a lot of requests from people for Mormonism! I was surprised, yet it was of interest to me and I put it in the cue to make. After a few weeks, here it is!

Now, what’s very interesting about this article in particular is that it received some of the most widest array of comments that I have ever seen! Some people praised the video for the simple and kind way of describing the religion, and others damned it to hell, expressing that they would then go and tell all of their friends to stop following Spirit Science immediately and we were all evil for even making a video about Mormonism!

Isn’t that simply remarkable?

Yes, I’ll admit… the music that was chosen makes it EXCEPTIONALLY light hearted. Perhaps the one flaw of the video from that regard. I could have put in some dark evil music and I’ll bet the reactions would have been quite different…

Anyways, if you want to see the comments, you can read them here on Youtube as well as here on Facebook. I particularly like the Muslim guy who is open to talking about the nature of it all! That’s awesome!!

Nevertheless, thanks again for watching!

With love,
Jordan

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ps. Thank you to Kirsten Renee for her help on editing the script for this episode of Minute Faith!

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The Parable of the Messiah

The Parable of the Messiah comes from the book “Illusions” by Richard Bach! It is an absolutely ASTOUNDING book! Please consider reading it, it is beyond enlightening!

This parable is about the problem that we face as human beings. The ability to ascend. The willpower to do so.

The creatures represented in this parable represent all of us, in our different aspects of life! We have quite a bit of power, if only we let go, and trust, that we will be caught and lifted by the forces of the cosmos itself.

We are all made equal, but those who take the risk in letting go of the stuckness and go with the flow have a different path than those who decide to stay stuck, and limited by their own perception. It is the same spirit flowing through each person, but yet experienced entirely differently. Often, people who act in this way are looked up at as great people.

The Truth is that we are all great, and we simply need to see it, trust, and let go.

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The Parable of the Stonecutter

Can you believe we’ve never posted this one on the site before?! How absurd.

This week’s parable is from the Tao of Pooh! (it’s a book that introduces taoism through winnie-the-pooh, absolutely BRILLIANT). It is about being true to yourself and knowing that in any state, from a stonecutter to a powerful sun, you are in a state of perfection because you exist as such.

You can change yourself to be anything you’d like, what do you want to be? But remember that how you are now is perfect too, and accepting what you are makes it only easier to change it as well.

You are love.

This weeks parable was also animated in part by the King of Atlantis! Give him a round of applause for all of his hard work! :)

With Love!
SpiritPatch, ShePatch and the Atlantis King

Special thanks to everyone who sent us music to use!! See the credits for more!

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The Tao ~ An Ancient Religion for our Modern Science

Scientists of the world, we’ve got wonderful news for you! The Eastern Spiritual Philosophies are relatable to modern science, and not only that, can help Science and Spirit connect in ways we never thought possible.

Allow me to introduce you to one of the oldest Eastern Spiritualities, based around the concept of the Tao.

Of course, we cannot possibly describe the True Tao, because the eternal Tao is undefinable. The Tao, as its described to this Faith, is the infinite “force” that flows through and around all things. It is what many other faiths may describe as “God”.

Have a look!

Taoism isn’t even a religion, so much as it is a way of life. Through spiritual cultivation and coming to know ones self, you can learn mastery over your body and the physical reality, and become one with the Tao, in your own personal way!

For those who don’t believe that this could possibly be scientific, lets look to the words of Max Planck, the one who famously discovered what physicists use all over the world called – The Planck Scale.

He writes:

“All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force which brings the particle of an atom to vibration and holds this most minute solar system of the atom together. We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent mind. This mind is the matrix of all matter.”

This force that he is describing is none other than the infamous Tao, of course, the Tao is only a label, just as the word Force is.

By combining our modern understandings of these words, and recognizing the inherent connection and pattern between the ideologies and belief systems, we can come to a much more unified understanding of life!

How delightful! :D

Thanks for reading!
With love,
Jordan

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How the Spirit Science Page was Hacked (Again and Again)

What a surprise to wake up this morning to find the Spirit Science Facebook hacked, and stolen again.

If you’ve been following the Spirit Science Facebook page at all, you will have noticed that us getting hacked is not anything new, in fact it seems to happen at least on a monthly basis.

From behind the scenes of Spirit Science I can tell you that especially lately there has been an increasing number of attempts. The hackers clearly have a foolproof method for changing my password, it happens on a daily basis, and up until recently it was the Facebook “Code Generator” that has been keeping them at bay. I can say that in some of the past attempts, Code Generator was not turned on, which resulted in the hack. This time, however, it WAS on, so they had to find another method.

This feature (Code Gen) requires a security code that is texted to my phone input into the text field in order to gain access to the account, even if you have the correct username and password, which they do when they hack the system in order to change it.

This morning I woke up to see about 8 different “Here’s your Code!” texts on my phone, which apparently spanned throughout the night as the hackers attempted to gain access to my account… I wasn’t sure about how they still got through this… but then it all clicked.

As I looked through my emails, I see email after email of attempted trickery by hackers submitting fake copies of my ID, and repeatedly telling them to remove the code generator and login approvals. In fact, there are quite a few of them. Most of them get denied, but this morning, the facebook security team approved it.

Here’s an email I received this morning approximately 3 minutes before the page was hacked.

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Here are a few other things they’ve submitted to Facebook as me.
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The moment they got approval based on the fake ID that they submitted, they were able to get through. It doesn’t entirely even make sense to me, because that email still says “Well you still have login approvals turned on”, but I believe it may have been exempt because they were already logging in and communicating to facebook from a computer that they had changed my password on.

I could be completely wrong. I’m even open to the idea that somehow its my fault, that i’ve missed something and I opened myself up to the attack by clicking a link I shouldn’t have… I don’t want to say its 100% Facebooks fault, I know that I have been responsible for such a thing in the past at least once.

Either way, what’s true for certain is that they did get through, and transferred ownership of the Spirit Science Facebook Page to someone else, and now are continually posting spam, and porn, on repeat, ad nausea.
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It took me about an hour this morning to get back into my account and knock out the fake users from my account, but even then, Spirit Science was gone.

If everything goes the way it normally does, Facebook will restore it by tomorrow morning… but still, this is pretty rough, and I am growing tired of this crap.

Thanks for reading, please just don’t look at our FB page today, and I am so sorry again for this happening. If you press “ignore posts” you may not continue to see the posts in the future once the page is restored. Please don’t unlike the page, and let your friends to know to do the same. We have a lot of new and exciting stuff on the way and we are doing our best to overcome the limits of the old systems.

With love,
Jordan

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Would You Believe The Word “Electricity” Came From Amber?

Amber, it’s beautiful, its orange, and the ancients said it had remarkable properties!  I found some the other day, it still has its tree sap smell… There is simply nothing else like it!

The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Phoenicians held it in very high esteem. They believed it to cure just about everything as well as to protect the wearer from all harm.

The Greeks were the first to make note of Amber’s ability to hold static electricity when rubbed, this is reflected in the name they gave it, elektron, the word ‘electricity’ is derived from this original term for amber. Due to it’s high esteem it was one of the most valuable trade items for most ancient European cultures.

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