Category Archives: Shinto

Tenrikyo /Tenrikyo /The Soul

For the past decade, I have been trying to figure out the purpose of my existence, my religion, my relation with others, and how we can all live together harmoniously.  My website heaventruth.com is not only my effort to improve … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /God Does Not Punish

When I was young, I was afraid of God. This may have originated from my mom telling me that God was giving me bachi (punishment) for my behaviors when I was little. Any illness or suffering was a bachi from … Continue reading

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How to become spirited (happy)

People say money can’t buy happiness. Drugs and alcohol do not bring upon happiness; although sometimes a good cup of caffeinated coffee brings upon a transient feeling of euphoria to me. Throughout history, people have spent much of their time … 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 /Where Was I before I Was Born

I use to wonder who I was before I was born. I know there are many who would say that we did not exist before; but it is hard to imagine not thinking. Was it not Descartes that said, “I … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Can Illness Be Good for Us?

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), God is said to guide us by placing illness on ourselves. We ponder over the illness, and we reflect on how we have been using our minds. We attempt to determine if we have … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /The Truth Will Set You Free

What if God gave us the truth? Would this make our lives better? Some believe that they have the truths in their religions; but it is not making their lives better. Of course, what is the definition of better? In … Continue reading

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