Category Archives: greed

If you have anger, you do not know God’s teachings

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), we are told that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings. But how do we remove greed, arrogance, and self-love from our minds? Anger, I believe comes from our arrogance. We … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /How to Feel Good

What is it that we all seek in life? Sometimes we think if only I can have a perfect job, a perfect marriage, better health, more money, more influence, etc.…, will my life become more happy. But we know that … Continue reading

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The Future Health Care in America

Today, the policy is political correctness. Being right or honest does not matter. One only has to be polite and be pretentious so as not to hurt the feelings of a group or faction. This is noticeable in politics and … Continue reading

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Work as God’s Blessing

You hear of people that love to work, and they wake up in the morning eager to work. But for many of us, we attempt to prolong our sleep, and dread going to work. Daily we look at our clocks, … Continue reading

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How to become a good person

Sometimes I think how does one become a good person? We are selfish and arrogant by human nature; which makes it difficult to be impartial. For example, the truth or evidence does not matter anymore when it comes to politics, … Continue reading

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The Prayer to Save All Mankind

What do we do when we believe that some one is trying to place harm on us? Today we see evil people that kill in the name of their religion. The civilize world attempts to kill or capture these terrorist, … Continue reading

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Reincarnation and Causality

Looking at history, many of minds have believed in reincarnation. These include, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Napoleon Bonaparte, Henry Ford, General George Patton, etc.… All these men had different beliefs why reincarnation existed. Thomas Edison felt that reincarnation gave mankind … Continue reading

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God’s Litmus test

What is God’s litmus test for being on the right path to salvation? It is said that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings. Anger arises from arrogance. When we feel that we are better than others, … Continue reading

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Why do we suffer?

Why do we suffer? Suffering does not discriminate. Rich people, poor people, religious people, nonreligious people, good people, evil people, famous people, powerful people all suffer. The suffering of a child is very difficult to bear. Ever since the beginning … Continue reading

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Why is it difficult for the rich to receive salvation?

Why is it more difficult for a rich man to get salvation?  This would include a businessman, a politician, and religious leaders. It is not the wealth, the power, and the knowledge that these people have attained that hinders their … Continue reading

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