Category Archives: heart

We Reap What We Have Sowed Because of Our Heart

Why is understanding our hearts so important in our religion? The following may give one a clue: (Ichiretsu wa) (mina meme no) (mune no uchi) (Hokori ippai) (tsumori aru kara) 8-61   Everyone, all of each of your innermost hearts … Continue reading

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The Mind, Body, and Heart

 In the Ofudesaki and the Mikagura-uta, God tells us that illness on our bodies comes from our minds. These dust or evil thoughts in our minds are regret, covetousness, arrogance greed, and self-love. We can probably all agree that these … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-24

Interpretation: God is telling us since the creation of human beings, God has been only observing us. It is not until 1838, when God descended from heaven to save everyone Then some of you may say what or who causes suffering … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-12

Interpretation: God is going to show the people who we have spread the teachings, guidance in the form of illness, to show them the evil thoughts in their minds. These are the dusts (greed, arogance, self-love, regret and covetousness) that … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 6-8

Interpretation: God is telling the early followers that by performing the Joyous Service, God will begin to help save the world. But before this happens, God is preparing the followers.

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OFUDESAKI 6-7

Interpretation: By performing the Joyous Service, God like when God started the creation of human beings, will begin to show us marvelous occurrences. These occurrences are people coming to our places of worship to be healed , and to understand … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 5-86

Interpretation: If one has a pure mind from going through the path of the heart, our prayers (Joyous Service) will come true.

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OFUDESAKI 5-83

Interpretation: Everyone (both kara and nihon) did not understand the heart, to purify their minds. The false path most people believed in, was the worldly path. The worldly path is where one could get away with any evil actions as … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 5-82

Interpretation: If one follows the path of the heart to purify the mind, the path will lead to joy.

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OFUDESAKI 5-81

Interpretation: God is telling us about the path of the heart. We reap what we have sowed. God is showing us how to sow good seeds.

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