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JMS In Korea / Korean Article: #MeToo & JMS
« on: April 08, 2018, 01:08:28 AM »
April 4, 2018: Me Too와 전자발찌 찬 정명석의 행보 주목 (Modern Religious Monthly)


Naver Translation:

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#MeToo And JMS: Attention on the Movement of Jeong Myeong-seok Wearing Electronic Anklet.

The violent crime victims, who have been squealing with bated breath, are complaining constantly. The attackers who had tried to satisfy their sexual desires by forgetting about the inherent worth of human beings have now become ugly monsters. It is obviously a matter not only of political history accounting, but also of religion. Among the pagan far-fetched organizations, JMS (Jeong Myeong-seok, the Christian Ministers ' Mission) has a sexual cult that seduces believers. Attention is drawn to the actions taken by Jeong Myeong-seok, a sex offender who was released in February after serving a sentence of 10 years in jail on charges of rape and sexual assault. MeToo and JMS. What is the connection?

JMS's Jeong Myeong-Seok Ranks as 'Messiah '

In October 2017, the MeToo Movement started to put a hashtag on social networking sites to alert movie producers Harvey Weinstein about the damage caused by sexual harassment and sexual harassment. As Seo revealed the truth about the damage caused by the sexual harassment, the "MeToo" movement was launched in January this year. Starting with Seo's confession, it has spread to the cultural, artistic, political, and religious circles.

The starting point of the Me Too Exercise and the release date of JMS Jeong Myeong-seok are similar. The Me Too Exercise looks like a " confidence-induced incentive to confess " designed to prepare for Chung's release from prison. Chung has served in jail for 10 years for sexual assault. It is by no means a light sentence. Did Chung change his mind after meeting social issues of " Me Too Exercise? " " I have nothing to do with being punished for my crime, " he said.

It seems that the mind of the believers who worship Jeong, who are dominated by " the messiah, " has clouded their judgment ability. The spiritual influence of Jeong Myeong-seok is so strong that it prevents him from having the judgment of right or wrong. For the past decade of his imprisonment, the congregation remained firm on him. Jeong Myeong-seok knows the fact well. Jeong Myeong-seok, who used to abuse the hearts of his followers, intimidated them into acting as sex toys. But there is a weapon to fight against. MeToo Much Exercise. It's a dagger you shouldn't ignore.

Electronic Anklet

Jeong Myeong-seok, who ignored the Bible's doctrine and was eager to satisfy his sexual desire. On his ankle are electronic anklets, a voucher for sex offenders. A person who has committed a crime once is likely to commit it again. Especially in the case of sex crimes, the repeat count rate is high. Will an electronic anklet designed to identify the victims of a crime be able to prevent Jeong's repeat injury?

Now the nation is rocked by the social ripple effects brought on by the MeToo Movement, after the title " sex offender " and its fantastic collaboration " electronic anklet " was added to Chung's resume. Many victims of the darkness, proudly shouting MeToo in the shadows, are being named two at a time before their containers. I'm sure the JMS will also be overshadowed by the large number of potential victims of the song " MeToo. " They can shout to the world. Jeong Myeong-seok is wearing an electronic ankle monitor. He is branded a sex offender, and the electronic anklet, a solid proof, is squeezing his ankles. It is also high time that numerous victims of the crime were released from their fetters. Electronic anklets, a marker of sex offenders, should be the trigger for the MeToo movement.

Victims ' MeToo movement, which is a close, non-discriminatory movement without legal protection, begins now. Sexual violence caused by pseudo-religious religions can not be considered a lesser damage than that caused by cultural, artistic and political sectors. Many of the victims who were violated by the sex offender Jeong Myeong-seok came up to the surface and said, " I got hurt!It is time to have the courage to claim it.

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JMS In Korea / Second Generation: Life Is Painful
« on: April 04, 2018, 10:09:38 PM »
An article exploring the lives of second generation members - the children of members.

March 26, 2018: JMS 2세들, 그들의 고통스러운 삶

Naver Translate:

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As JMS has had a long history, the second generation is becoming a member of JMS. However, the JMS life that he trusted and followed was not easy. JMS's subdued management and system has caused unbearable pain, and they are being expressed as running away from home and stopping school. JMS II's are complaining of unbearable pain.

JMS II's Suppressed Lives

A mother, who started at JMS church from childhood with JMS followers, recalled singing Chanyang's house before entering elementary school with trot songs. In the fifth grade of elementary school, I learned about 30 introduction and Satanism. Later, the JMS doctrine was brainwashed in a thorough education, either after learning about the 30 chapters or after retraining to teach others.

The question is not a doctrine. Second generation members are having a difficult normal relationship with friends. His mother denied him from making friends unless he is JMS, and if he makes friends, his mother would not call friends and tell him to play. In elementary school, I went to the Community Chest of Korea almost every day, and on Wednesday I usually lived in the church from my childhood, such as attending church on demand services, cleaning up before services on Tuesdays, and staying at church all day on weekends. B, whose father is JMS pastor, said he had to clean up the church as well as pray for the community.

He never saw a movie or a book that was not related to JMS, and he never attended a private institute. It is to prevent him from meeting his friends of the opposite sex. I couldn't talk to my girlfriend, not to mention dating her. Even in the church, the word " brother " was a word of gold. He had few chances to talk to his friend of the same age and avoided it on purpose if he tried to do so. When I called my brother or my brother the same age friend, I had to call him " ○○. "

He admits that he had no clothes to wear when going outside. They had to wear white or white when they went to church, but they only wore such clothes. I never wore black clothes. He also revealed that the underwear was assigned for each day of the week. The second generation should not be fond of celebrities. JMS II was very fond of idol singers. When they saw the poster of the idol singer in the room, they attacked him severely. Mr. A regularly wrote to Mr. Jeong I used to write occasionally when I was in elementary school, but when I became a middle school student, I used to write about twice a week. Every two months or so, he changed his clothes and took a picture of his profile.

Sitting down but thinking

Jeong Myung-seok's seat was provided at the house, according to A. We prepared a sofa, cleaned it, and prayed every day, saying that it is the seat of Jeong Myeong-seok's spirit. Of course, there were many photos and frames of Jeong Myeong-seok. He said the other two Kims were no different. He said there was a separate room where he left his sofa or chair, called the " Jeong Myeong-seok seat, " or prayed.

Looking back at the situation, he said that JMS II was " going to go insane " because he could not lead a normal life. When I looked back on it, I could not help laughing at the fact that my teacher (Jeong Myeong-seok) was always taught to be next to me. " I like to eat rice. Thank you, teacher. " I fell, " she said. Chung Myung-suk said and behaved as if he were always next to him.

JMS's Favorite South Chungcheong National University

JMS students prefer Chungnam National University. Chung Myung-Suk completed a course at South Chungcheong National University, and Chung Beom-seok's daughter Chung Myung-suk graduated from Chungnam National University. People said that South Chungcheong National University is the best university in the world. So the JMS second class considers Chungnam National University a good university, and now there are more than 100 JMS youth, he says. JMS students, however, said they are too busy to live their lives. It is difficult to have private time at 4 a.m. such as holding a group prayer at 4 a.m. and holding a meeting at 6 p.m. They claim that they avoid even working part-time jobs. During the exam period, JMS's pastor said he sometimes stays at the library. He said he aims to keep an eye on the friends of the opposite sex and consult them if the JMS students find it difficult. He also said, " When I see JMS students hanging around with the opposite sex on campus because there is an environment where they are monitoring each other, I take pictures behind my back and report it to the pastor. "

JMS II's agony of quitting

JMS II most people live in poverty. Especially if both parents are members of JMS. A father was a pastor, so he rubbed his food with soy sauce because he had no side dishes, and led a poor life so that he could not afford to walk around. There is not much difference in parents ' wealth. Even if my parents make good money, they give a lot of money to JMS. He said he knows a second generation son whose parents have financial resources, but does not have enough money for his children.

The reason why people are considering quitting JMS is not because the doctrine is odd, or because Chung Myung-suk is a sexual offender. I don't believe that Chung is a sexual offender, but it has nothing to do with the reason he is considering quitting. Life as a second generation member is a struggle. Severe interference and restraints and a life of isolation from the world are most intolerable for second generation members.

Mr. A admits that he was lucky enough to be out of his teens. However, other second generation members emphasized that it is difficult to leave before becoming economically independent. Once you leave, you lose your allowance at home and can't do anything about it. The time when one can think about quitting is when one experiences college life. This is because economic independence is possible. College also makes it natural to talk with friends of the opposite sex, such as sharing assignments. While he was brainwashed by JMS and forced not to talk to the opposite sex, he slowly felt his life was weird as he came across the world. Looking at other college students, they feel frustrated because they do not have a complete college life.

JMS II's children are told that " A " is the fastest they think it is the latest. At the moment he is concerned about quitting, he said, " Don't regret it and come out right away. " Second generation members do not trust and don't care about Chung Myung-suk's sex abuse scandal. Their immediate chains and restraints are so harsh and unbearable. Even the second generation knows that JMS's life alone is unusual, rather than its catechism. Let's hope the second generation members who realize that JMS is wrong will get over the pain and lead free lives.

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Well, they won't like this:

March 28, 2018: A Cult Expert Explains What's New in Cults for 2018 (Vice)

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Now, several years later, Rick Ross believes that JMS is the single most dangerous cult in Australia. “Jung Myung-Seok has just been released from prison and he hasn’t changed, as far as I know,” he tells me. “And for some reason, his group has been recruiting in Australia pretty hard.”

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JMS In Korea / MOVED: JMS Front Exposed at Chonbuk University
« on: March 24, 2018, 02:12:44 AM »

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JMS News / JMS Front Exposed at Chonbuk University
« on: March 24, 2018, 02:12:24 AM »
March 21, 2018: 전북대 총동연, JMS 위장 동아리 ‘테루아’ 제재 (Modern Religion Monthly)

Google & Naver Translations:

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Terua, who used to be a member of the official religion club at Jeonbuk University, has been demoted to a Gaeraenrok Club (temporary?)after it was discovered that the group was disguised as JMS. Terua acted as if it were a Christian club, saying, " It is a place where people learn and share God's will and love based on the words of the Bible. " Although there have been rumors among Christian club members that Terua is a JMS camouflage club, public opinions have not been made public since there is no conclusive evidence.

Terua, which was very different from Christian clubs.

Terua turned out to be the JMS camouflage group after all, as was the focus of a student's constant suspicions and data investigation. A member of the D club who uses the next room of the Terua Club said, " With the non-sounding nature of the building, Terua students ' prayers and praise are heard. Mr. A felt something strange about the sound of praise and prayer coming from across the wall. Terua sang songs that were not a popular compliment, and while praying, they heard the sound of visiting the " teacher " or " president. " Mr. A, who was always interested in heresy, was able to guess that Terua was related to JMS.

JMS's connection with Therua is a piece of cake.

Mr. A started to investigate the Terua club. In particular, he identified the characters around him through social networking sites. Mr. A confirmed that Mr. B was familiar with the JMS senior manager. He also found that most of Mr. B's characters are related to JMS. He also found out that a photo of Terua's activities posted on the website of the association of general clubs at North Jeolla National University was taken at the temple site in Wolmyeong-dong, which is called JMS's holy place. Based on the above facts, he said, " JMS was sentenced to sexual assault of women in general and he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape.

Degraded to Teruya's "Enrollment Club"

On the Facebook page of " The Federation of Korean Studies of North Jeolla National University " on Jan. 11, " Recently, complaints about religion have not been raised, " said the federation of general club members. On January 17, General Dong-yeon gathered the representatives of each club's students to hold a " Emergency Religious Meeting. "


On the day of the meeting, Terua strongly protested, saying, " (It is ridiculous to be suspected of being a JMS camouflage club). " However, the general public asked Terua why he deleted the photos of the Wolmyeong-dong activities, which were uploaded to the website just before the meeting, but he could not give a proper answer. Eventually, Terua admitted that their roots were JMS. He demoted Terua to a " Gaeryonglok Club " after confirming the truth, and said he would permanently expel her if he finds missionary work at school.

A student's courage and attention have made it a valuable fruit that discourages the activities of JMS's camouflage club. Since universities accept the freedom of religion, it is not easy to deal with heresy. But things are changing at the moment when it is proven to be an unethical group that goes against the public interest. If you have any suspicions about a team run by the heretics on campus, why don't you take a more proactive approach?


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2014
Sept. 29: Global Peace Conference Seeking Unification Vision (Dong-chan Jhoo for The Korea Times)
Unification Can be 'Adrenaline' for Economy (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

2015
Oct. 11: Unification Drive Needs Participation of Youth (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)
Civic Groups Gather For Unification Movement (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

2017
March 3: Civic Groups Launch Unification Song (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)
Civic Society Should Take Unification Initiative (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

March 5: Activist Promotes Global Campaign for Reunification (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

Nov. 19: Trump Administration Offers Better Chance for Korean Reunification (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

Nov. 20: Interview: Seoul Fails to Position Itself Amid NK Crisis (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

Dec. 8: Humanitarian Aid for NK is Basis for Unification (Kim Hyo-jin for The Korea Times)

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Maum Meditation Led by Woo Myung / House Donated to Maum Sparks Controversy
« on: February 28, 2018, 11:32:44 PM »
Interesting case from Chicago a few years ago. I'll start just by quoting the first Chicago Tribune article listed below:
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Erik Sung found inner happiness through a meditation-based religion, but since donating his home near Lake Forest to his church, he said he has experienced anything but peace.

Neighbors are decidedly skeptical about the Maum Meditation Center, which filed a federal lawsuit to force officials to classify it as a religious institution, which is allowed under zoning laws in unincorporated Lake County.

2013
June 17: Maum Meditation Center Case (ISSUU - PDF of Complaint)
Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman Maum Order (ISSUU - PDF of Ruling)

June 19: Federal Lawsuit: Lake Forest Mansion To Be New Location For Maum Meditation Center (Reddit)
Maum Meditation Approved As A Religion In Lake Forest Mansion, IL (Reddit)

June 20: County Says Man's Religion Valid, Allowing for Meditation Center Near Lake Forest (Patch)
Lake County (IL) Officials: Maum Meditation is a Religion After All (Baptist Committee for Religious Liberty)

June 22: Lake Forest Meditation Center Generates Controversy (Chicago Tribune)

June 26: Lake County Moves to Tighten Rules for Houses of Worship (Chicago Tribune)

2014
Feb. 19: Ruling Against Lake County Meditation Center (Chicago Tribune)
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Neighbors coughed loudly when Sung insisted he had not been holding meditation gatherings, which are prohibited until he is given county approval.

2015
Sept. 9: Suwannee County Takes Second look at Incentive Program (Suwannee Democrat)

From the above, this caught my eye for obvious reasons. It may not be true, but I am curious as to what the leader was doing before he founded Maum.
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Local resident Bruce Cook claimed Ease Land’s operator, nonprofit Maum Meditation House of Truth, is connected to the Unification Church of the United States, or the “Moonies” cult of the 1960s and ‘70s.

2016
July 29: Religious Worship In Residential Homes: Is It An Accessory Use Or Change Of Use? (Dalton & Tomich)

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Some Moonie watchers have been noting Hyung-jin's growing and bizarre fascination with guns for I think around 6 months now. The blog How Well Do You Know You Moon? first posted about the guns in May 2017.

 I saved a few photos a while ago, but didn't get around to posting them. Now that he's making news for his interest in guns and the more central role guns are playing in his church, I think it's time to start a thread here. For now, here are some recent articles, and I'll post the photos I saved soon. An Image Google search brings up some of the photos I have in mind.

Feb. 9: Anti-LGBT Cult Leader Calls on Followers to Purchase Assault Rifles (Southern Poverty Law Center)

Feb. 20: Pennsylvania Church Plans to Bless Worshipers’ Assault Rifles (Fox2 Now)
Pennsylvania Church to Bless Couples Toting AR-15 Rifles (The New York Times - AP) Also available here.
Church Encourages Couples to Bring AR-15 Rifles to be Blessed (New York Post)
Local Church to Hold Four-Day Celebration of Assault Rifles (The Pike County Courier)

Feb. 21: Church Asks Worshippers To Bring AR-15 Rifles For Blessing Ceremony Near Elementary School (Newsweek)
Church Run by Son of Moonies Founder Invites Worshippers to Bring Assault Weapons to Service (Independent)
Poconos Church to Bless Couples Toting AR-15 Rifles; National Church Leader Wears Crown, Keeps Rifle on Desk (The Morning Call)
PA Church Plans to Bless Assault Rifles, Associates Them With Return of Christ (The Hill)

Feb. 23: Outrage After Church Invites Parishioners to Bring in their AR-15 Assault Rifles to be Blessed Amid Gun Control Debate After Florida Shooting (The Sun)

Feb. 24: Blessing of AR-15-Bearing, Crowned Couples Expected to Draw 600 to PA (Lehigh Valley Live)
Hundreds Attend Gun Rights Dinner Thanking President (WNEP)

Feb. 28: Worshippers Clutching AR-15 Rifles Hold Commitment Ceremony (CTV News)
Couples Lug AR-15 Assault Rifles to Pennsylvania Church Blessing (Yahoo News)
Church Blesses Members & Their Guns (CBS News)


March 1: Pennsylvania Couples Clutching AR-15 Rifles Renew Wedding Vows (CNN)

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Church of God/Heavenly Mother / Church of God in Ohio
« on: February 25, 2018, 04:47:18 PM »
I probably should merge all the Heavenly Mother on campus articles into the one thread. Will do that when I have more time.

"God the Mother” Followers Aim to Proselytize Students (The Oberlin Reunion)

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Shinchonji / In-Depth SCJ Article: Taken By The Cult
« on: February 25, 2018, 03:56:44 PM »
The Australian newspaper just published an in-depth piece about Shinchonji by journalist and author Chris Johnston. It's a must read and it offers some really disturbing insights into the inner workings of SCJ. And I want to thank Chris for spending a lot of time and effort on this piece. I was first contacted by Chris nine months ago. 

Feb. 24: Taken By The Cult (The Australian)

Some friends have had trouble accessing the piece. The text of the article is also available here. The embedded video is available here.

Korean Translation:
http://www.hdjk.co.kr/news/view.html?section=22&category=1001&item=&no=15753

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Church of God/Heavenly Mother / Church of God on New Jersey Campuses
« on: February 23, 2018, 02:53:43 PM »

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From 4:30, an interesting and frank detailing of the sex rituals Rev. Moon took part in that formed the basis of Jeong's cult, using many of the same English terms that JMS uses. Calling them sex rituals, however, is a bit misleading as the enormous power differential between a "messiah" and a believer at best complicates the question of consent; at worst, it's simply rape.


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So True Father established the perfected Eve with his last wife, Hak-ja Han Moon. And you might have read different articles and different  rumours about different sexual encounters that Rev. Moon had with women, and you may have read them in a very negative way. But as the representative of God, Jesus came again to restore woman, so he had to restore woman though the Brides of Christ, and that is what those women are. And after they had a conjugal relationship with the Lord through the Body of Christ, then they were also married to different historic figures whose spirits exist in heaven Like Confucius, Mohammad, and Jesus Christ himself.

So these women are the women of Christ who, through the body of Rev. Moon, engaged in a conjugal relationship with God which is the most powerful love. So these were the Brides of Christ. They needed a bridegroom. They were prepared to meet the Bridegroom.  And the relationship between a bride and a bridegroom is a conjugal sexual relationship. But the one wife of Rev. Moon himself - the one wife of Christ - was Hak-ja Han, but at the very last moment she betrayed him, so she lost the position of being his wife. So the trihead of God is composed of The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spirit, and all women are the Brides of Christ and all the men are the sons of God. Amen. Give this video and thumbs up and I'll see you in next video.

The speaker is a member of Moonie splinter group led by Hyung Jin Moon, one of Moon's sons. I don't know if the sexual relay is something he has adopted, but this recent April 2015 endorsement from George Washington in heaven doesn't exactly allay concerns he's setting up his own cult.

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George Washington has thrown his weight behind Moon's son, Hyung-jin, who leads a splinter Moonie group. His mother gained control of the core group after her husband's death. Another of her sons leads another splinter group. They don't really get along.

The website that contained General Washington's endorsement was once the official site of the group, but it is now offline, perhaps due to recent media interest over Hyung-jin's gun obsession. The "channeling of endorsements of famous dead people" is an idea he got from his father. All the dead US presidents threw their weight behind Rev. Moon. And now it's over to General Washington.

Update: George's endorsement is archived here on The Internet Archive.

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April 24, 2015, Friday, 10:05 AM EST
Good Morning,

This is General George Washington.

Thank you for having a framed picture of me in your living room. It means a great deal to me.

I am coming to you at this hour of urgent desperation and urgent need.

We need a new Army of righteousness. There has been a coup. The Providence of God has been hijacked. There has been a quiet usurpation of authority and power, away from the rightful, official and legal authority. The rightful, official and legal authority in the nation of United States of America and throughout God's prepared lands belongs to the heir of Rev. Sun Myung Moon, Mr. Hyung Jin Moon, along with his wife who effectuates as a proxy to True Mother at this time.

The citizens of the United States and people of the world need true leadership. This leadership and authority has been missing recently particularly after the Reverend Sun Myung Moon ascended to the spiritual world as a Glorious Victor of All Cosmic Victories. There has been a lack of leadership. There has been a void. There has been an hour of darkness that has descended on the country I love. Now things are dramatically changing and dramatically developing. But just like during the Revolutionary War, the battle is not easy. There will be bad feelings. There will be shocking twists and turns. There will even be some setbacks, but there must be a final victory, and there will be a final victory, if we remain steadfast, and if we remain true to our beliefs and convictions, and if we do not waiver.

Citizens of the United States!
The citizens of the world!

You have been ruled by a false authority. True Mother's authority has been recently usurped by entities other than Heaven's power.

My brothers and sisters of faith!
Please realize this urgent and disastrous circumstance that we are in. There is corruption at the highest levels. This cannot and must not stand.

Why did I fight?
Why did I lead a revolution?
To separate from corruption at the highest levels! We need to carry through the same exact accomplishment and we need to perform the duties of revolutionaries at this hour. We cannot be lukewarm. We cannot be mild. We cannot be placid. We cannot be complaisant. We cannot be half-hearted. We cannot be nonchalant. We cannot be bystanders. We cannot be observers. We cannot be on the sidelines.

Brothers and sisters. My brethren.

I am General George Washington. I know what you need. You need courage! You need conviction. You need to pound your chests and join the battle for righteousness. I am of course speaking in metaphorical terms. You need to have that conviction in your minds, and I am not saying that an armed insurrection is called for. But this time is serious and the times are grave.

The darkness had fallen over this country I love. So much division and hatred. Citizens! You must love! You must show charity! You must be pure in heart! And pure in mind! Do not follow false Gods. Follow truth. Follow the righteous path.

There is a young man now in the United States who is fighting the good fight. He is in Newfoundland, PA in a small church. Everyone who loves the United States must listen to this young preacher. He is vocalizing the nature of our threat. And he is explaining our predicament that affects my county and all countries.

We need to heed his words.
We need to heed them now. Not later.

I am George Washington, the General of the Revolutionary Army, and the first President of the United States. Do I not care about my country still? I cry for my country. So many things have gone wrong. But there is still hope. A new dawn is beginning. It begins with faith. Politics will follow later. Please have faith first.

You have to demonstrate that those who have ears to hear, need to understand that when the returning Lord–the Rev. Sun Myung Moon–stated that he has instituted an heir, he meant what he stated and wrote. There is no equivocation. It is plain and clear.

Because his authority was challenged and darkness fell on the land, we have had all types of instability and calamities in our political and geopolitical world. We have had beheadings of Christians and civilians. This has to stop by all means. But the cause of external conflicts is the lack of internal faith that drives the balance of the universe.

I am George Washington, brothers and sisters of Unification faith and Christian faith. The Lord returned to Earth. He won a victory over darkness. But his efforts are being usurped and hijacked. You need to stand strong and reject falsehood and abrogation.

You need to follow a man named Hyung Jin Moon.

This is my command to you.

General George Washington

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End of transcribing: 10:35 AM, April 24, 2015

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All too familiar story unfortunately. If you have some money and the inclination, please consider donating:
https://www.gofundme.com/George-agecare


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My entire family has been working as volunteers for the humanitarian health organization, Jungshim since 1996. Back then we were the only “ Western Qi Masters” from one entire family, and whilst this brought pride and joy, as we were able to help so many people over a 20-year period, a set of challenges have arisen over time. Jungshim qi masters do not get paid a salary and volunteer their work entirely from their heart. But in our case, since we are the only children to our elderly parents (now just Dad George) this led to progressive loss of assets and the inability to financially support our ageing parents, more so, in times of illness. One of us (Eric) had to stop the Jungshim work in 2011 and has attempted to rebuild both career and income stream. But the combined need for care from both parents with the cruel lack of time, has not enabled him to work full time order to stop the financial erosion.

I am writing these lines from my desktop computer, February 2018, while are living in the pleasant and comfortable family home belonging to my Aunty Rosemay in Mauritius.    My 93-year old father is sleeping peacefully in the other room. In about 2 month time, in April, I am not sure where we will be living. We had to leave expensive Sydney, we are homeless, and financially broke through an incredible set of events over the past 10 years, that I am ashamed of sharing to anyone, except for one friend, for fear of being judged and misunderstood. Whilst this sounds like a misfortune, (and it is a disaster) I feel deeply blessed by the love I received from my two parents, the happiness I have encountered in my life from them and shared with others whenever and wherever I have been and will continue doing. I am able to use this inner force as a wonderful reserve of energy to have the strength to write this story and ask for your kindness, generosity and help. I don’t think there are parents as loving, caring and beautiful as my parents, George and Claude, whom I owe everything, with their radiating love and a huge sense of service and sacrifice to their loved ones, their children.

Please help me care for my elderly father. Your help will enable cover the medical bills and the day care facility expenses.  This will free up my time, so I can resume my own work and fully rebuild myself professionally

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