Category Archives: illness

Heaven’s Truth for Dummies

Believe that God descended from Heaven to help mankind remove evil from his or her heart. Believe in causality and reincarnation and our bodies are borrowed from God; our souls live forever. Remove evil (greed, arrogance, and self love) from … Continue reading

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God’s Gift to Mankind

Someone once asked me what makes the Heaven’s Truth Religion (Tenrikyo Religion) so different from other religions. I remember hesitating and trying to come up with an answer that would try to convince them of the uniqueness of our church. … Continue reading

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The Soul Has No Color

What is the soul of mankind? It is said to be unique; like our fingerprints there is no one the same.  It has no form, color, or weight; but each soul is attached, placed, or identified with a physical form … Continue reading

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Illness as a Marvelous Blessing?

Sometimes what we wish for does not come to fruition. Some will try to placate us by telling us that better things are planned for us. For example, that lottery jackpot that we missed again may be a blessing in … Continue reading

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True Sincerity as the Truth of Heaven

True sincerity is a mind that accepts sufferings and inconveniences in life with joy and without worry. The path of true sincerity is a difficult path. Who among us can accept suffering and inconvenience with joy? How can we accept … Continue reading

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Retribution, the spark of evil

Retribution is the spark, which fuels evil. Evil is greed, arrogance, and self-love. In the Heaven’s Truth Religion (Tenrikyo), the foundress of the religion, Oyasama once told a follower that when we sometimes confront evil, it is sometimes prudent to … Continue reading

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Hope is Eternal

It is unfortunate that when our lives are happy, we do not think of God, or pray daily. But when we suffer emotionally or physically we tend to turn toward God. We tend to hold on to the belief that … Continue reading

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