Category Archives: The origin of suffering is from the mind
Interpretation: Concerning the truth that God compares our mind’s with Oyasama’s mind, God is telling us that we must attain true sincerity of the mind, like Oyasama’s mind. Attaining true sincerity is a mind without regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and … Continue reading
Interpretation: God is preparing everyone for the Service. By just performing the Service, God will not accept our prayer. We must first understand the heart to purify our own minds. Then we must spread this truth of the heart to … Continue reading
Interpretation: The Joyous Service is our prayer, asking God to help save others. Salvation depends on having a pure mind. God will begin to help others purify their minds.
Interpretation: From the previous verse, when we sweep our minds of our dusts, we will become spirited. When we get to this stage, God tells us to perform the Joyous Service.
Interpretation: For the early followers, God through Oyasama taught the early followers how to perform the Joyous Service. To prepare for this Service, God is telling us to purify our minds by understanding what comes from our hearts or mune. … Continue reading
Interpretation: This translation is different from Church Headquarters, as I translate yoki, as expectation instead of joy. The expectations are God’s workings of helping other people understand the heart, and God’s teachings. These expectations will only appear if we perform … Continue reading
Interpretation: How this complete joy will occur, is written in the Ofudesaki. God descended from heaven to give us this complete joy. First we must purify our own minds by understanding the mune or heart. Then we must spread the … Continue reading
Interpretation: Every path that we take has a consequence. We reap what we have sowed. If we act on our evil thoughts or dusts, we are preparing a future of suffering and obstacles. But if we do not act on … Continue reading
Interpretation: God is telling us that the path we take today, determines how happy or sad we will be in the future. Most of us do not know the concept of karma or innen. We reap what we have sowed. … Continue reading