Category Archives: joy

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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Why do we discriminate?

  What is the soul of man? It is said to be unique, where 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 … 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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How to be spirited

What is the joyous life that God promises us? We all know how it feels to suffer, or be inconvenienced. This is of course not joy. Does having money and wealth promise us joy? Does having a great career give … Continue reading

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Why we suffer or have joy

No one knows why some have happy lives, and others suffer. Some say it is by chance; others say it is God’s will. Causality points the finger back to us. We determine our future by our actions and thoughts of … Continue reading

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Good over evil

In the sacred books, it says that good always wins over evil. But why does evil sometimes appear to win? Could it be that the effects of our actions are not always immediate? There is suffering and joy in our … Continue reading

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The Secret of Life

What are the secret of life, the truth of heaven, and the purpose of life? Or more important, why are we here on earth?   What answer would explain everything that occurs to us? Is it God or Satan? Is the … Continue reading

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