Category Archives: love

How do we eliminate evil?

The actions of a few evil people yesterday have angered the civilized world. How do we eliminate evil people? Our past actions of revenge, of retribution, of killing these people have not subsided the continual onslaught of evil people. Evil … Continue reading

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What is Salvation?

What is salvation work? In a recent lecture by a Tenrikyo reverend, he considered salvation work as anything that helps others. Even helping someone carry his or her suitcase may be considered salvation work. According to him, a smile can … 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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Heaven’s Truth

The Christmas Carol the Scrooge gives us hope. It is a story of a man that was pure in the beginning, but life experiences had made him selfish, arrogant, and greedy. By the gift of God, he was able to … Continue reading

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Pain is good for us. Can suffering also be good for us?

What is the purpose of pain? Everyone hopes to avoid pain, but pain helps us survive. Without the sensation of pain, our bodies can be damaged without our awareness of such danger. Pain tells us that something is wrong. In … 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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We are all family/edited

The ache is in my stomach.  I have so much pain. I have barely enough strength to open my eyes. I see death all around me. I smell the burning of human flesh. I close my eyes and fall into … Continue reading

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