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The code of the Saint Philomena Samurai!

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Spiderman, Oct 20, 2021.

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  1. Spiderman

    Spiderman Veteran Member

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    Today I decided to return to the love I once had the blessed Virgin Philomena and triple it. I will be praying to Saint Philomena every day today, hopefully for the rest of my life.
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    She will be my Greek Amaterasu Omikami: Goddess of the Samurai, whom the Japanese flag honors.

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    Amaterasu is Japanese Sun Divinity. Philomena according to this article means "daughter of light". The 4 Patron Saints of Impossible Causes

    Last night, when I was returning to my former love and devotion to Philomena, after someone here mentioned her being helpful in her life, and a Pagan's devotion to Philomena, my lights in my room began flickering like strobe lights. That never happened before.

    I called Philomena Phil, name that is usually a short version of Philip. On my daily walk, I began praying to Philomena.

    A woman out of nowhere approached me and hands me:

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    " Philips West". (Phil)

    Not anything incredible. I've had FAR more remarkable signs than that, but I'm not going to dismiss it as coincidence alone.

    I consider all the Capitol Hill Queens to be working on becoming types of Saint Philomena, Virgin Martyr who survived multiple attempts to kill her like arrows, drowning, torture in prison, and finally decapitation.

    She is patron Saint of babies, youth, Virgins, and I read somewhere: hopeless cases.

    Saint Philomena is very remarkable because she didn't work her first miracle until over 1,500 years after her death. She spent over 1500 years basically unknown, which is why she was removed from many calendars of Saints and martyrs.

    What we do know is she did exist,
    and I spent all day at "The National Shrine of Saint Philomena", in Wisconsin, where some of her bone chips are kept if I remember correctly.

    Bottom line is, miracles began happening where her skeleton is kept , over 15 centuries after her death, and Saint John Vianney, Patron Saint of Parish Priests, conversed with her, offered her everything, and gave her credit for nearly all of his miracles.
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    The way to be a Saint Philomena Samurai is to pray to have that relationship that John Vianney had with Saint Phil , offer her your sufferings, your weaknesses, your disappointments, prayers , and everything you do. Of course , it is an offering she purifies, adds to, embellishes, perfects, and then brings to the creator or highest Kami (Spirit), to bring you and humanity, the most possible grace.

    The Saint Philomena Samurai tries to be sexually pure and chaste, because Saint Philomena is patron Saint of Virginity and is known for being pure as a lily. The Virgin Mary said to a saint " God refuses Saint Philomena nothing ". Meaning she gets whatever she asks for.

    The Saint Philomena Samurai tries to feed, give drink to the needy, care for the sick, clothe and house the needy, welcome the stranger when it is prudent, visit the imprisoned, ease suffering in our world, forgive enemies. This Bushido, way of the Shinto Warrior, battles one's natural human nature and inclination to be selfish, and tries to grow in patience and charity.

    The Saint Philomena Samurai seeks to ask wise Kami for wisdom, virtue, and guidance of the conscience. Then the Saint Philomena Samurai follows their conscience above any text, including the Bible and Qur'an, due to it's many contradictions, calls to violence, division, and bigotry.

    The Saint Philomena Samurai rejects things that stir up incessant arguments and division (like Scripture verses that say "call no man your father..." or verses like "I came not to bring peace but a sword" or contradictions like "thou shall not make of the a graven image" followed by Yahweh commanding Israelites to make brazen serpent with healing powers, golden Angels, and other graven images.

    The Bible has many verses telling people the opposite of what other verses say. The Saint Philomena Samurai shakes his/her head at this, for it causes centuries of fighting and division that can never be resolved.

    The Bible is not useless, and contains much wisdom, but following one's conscience is better.

    The Saint Philomena Samurai rejects the notion that Spiderman is more merciful than God, which means people in hell are not tortured forever and ever , because Spiderman would never do that, and we hope that God would have greater kindness than spiderman . :)


    The debate here is: is the way of the Saint Philomena Samurai bad?

    In Shinto, Doctrine and Scriptures are considered a distraction from loving , blessing, and having relationships with Kami, and can cause endless arguments trying to find out what to believe. Shinto is about what you do , not what you believe.
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  2. Spiderman

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    By the way, I don't care if people make graven images. I just used that as an example of Scripture commanding two opposite commands.
     
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    For a long time I have struggled with porn addiction and gender identity. It was only this weekend when I accidentally came across her Wikipedia page and read about her. I couldn't seem to get her story out of my mind. I then on at about 2am on a Sunday evening watched a video about her life and martyrdom and I was so shaken by her story that the next morning I got and prayed three decades of the rosary and fasted that entire day. Later that morning I read stuff on the internet about her not being canonised as a saint and that there is no reliable evidence that she even existed. I felt so disheartened but at the same time I couldn't help but still think she was real. I just felt it. Later that day in the afternoon I went to confession and asked the priest if Saint Philomena was real and he said yes, she was real. When I received communion I almost fell over with glee when I was Speed Test kneeling in the pew. Almost like that feeling when you are baptised in the Holy Ghost.
     
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    Thank you! :)

    She is very real, and Saint John Vianney, patron Saint of parish priests, said that practically all of his miracles were the work of Saint Philomena.

    Saint John Vianney isn't just some Saint. His body never decomposed, he could read hearts in the confession booth, and would some days spend 18 hours a day in the confession booth, because people came from all over to confess their sins to him, because he was simply incredible!

    If the patron Saint of parish priests, a miracle worker and prophet, Saint John Vianney, the Cure of Ars, says nearly all his miracles are the result of the intercession of Philomena, it should not ever be taken lightly!

    It means he got much of his vocation and abilities through Saint Philomena. Of course the grace was from God, but it came through her intercession.

    Also, we do have Saint Philomena's tomb and bones. We know she existed, we just don't know really what she did while alive.

    She did a lot after her death though. Many miracles took place at the sight of her tomb.

    Thank you for your Philomena testimony. :)
     
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