Category Archives: Islam

Tenrikyo /Happiness in a Bottle?

How do we become happy, where everything feels good? There are “cloudy days” that whatever you do you feel gloomy, and depressed, while there are “sunny days” where one feels great no matter what is occurring around you. Some will … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo)

I wonder why religion makes finding God so difficult. One has to go through a plethora of ancient books, many times translated and interpreted many times before it reaches us. This is why an individual truly trying to find God … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /God Can Heal You

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), we are often reminded of the healing powers of God. In one of the Passages of the Osashizu (Directions) is the following: I do not tell you that I heal through medicine. I do … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Women and Men are Equal

It is interesting watching the political debates, with each side pointing a finger on how badly they treat women. The following is from the Anecdotes of Oyasama concerning the treatment and respect of women. Once Oyasama had heard that a … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Why the Child Cries

In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki), God tells us that he is guiding us to salvation. The following is from the Osashizu (Directions): This crying at night, you say it is the child crying. I have already instructed you in … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Killing God

Killing God is the title of my blog today. But how can we kill God? If we believe that we were created out of the image of God, can we not imagine that God used parts of himself in creating … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Fear Brings People to Religion

What determines the conversion of a person to a religion? I believe it is fear. Some would say it is love of God that makes a person lean toward a particular religion, but I believe that this is a rare … Continue reading

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