OFUDESAKI 23

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, think of how it is related to the heart, that God wants us to understand.

Interpretation:
God is telling us that the illness as guidance given to others to understand the heart, is from God’s love. It is like our love for our children. We protect them from harm, by warning and guiding them.

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Understanding the Heart to Purify the Mind

The following is a summary from one of our sacred scriptures. Can you tell where it is from?
 
The beginning of mankind was at Ojiba, where God is residing now; and where we direct our prayers.  People spreading God’s truths, this is the most important element in harvesting new members. You will see in the world, people spreading God’s truths. Having a pure mind, we spread God’s truth. This becomes most important, for the Joyous Service to become effective in harvesting new members. Forever continues the spreading of God’s truth. If this continues, everyone will participate.  Do not stop anyone from doing this, if they have a mind to do it. How remarkable will be the spreading of God’s truth. This will be one’s contribution to the path, if it occurs. The truth of God, you take it from Ojiba, and spread it to the world. This truth is about one’s own heart; how regretful that it was not known before. Today, with a purified mind, the spreading of the truth of the heart, and the performance of the Joyous Service, one can harvest many new members to our places of worship. How delightful and how grateful to understand the heart, which will help us purify our minds!
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OFUDESAKI 5-22

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, ponder how it is related to the heart.
Interpretation:
God is trying to help people understand the heart, so they can purify their minds by themselves. God is placing illness as guidance to do this.Because we are all Oyasama’s and God’s children, God loves everyone; and wants to save everyone from suffering.
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OFUDESAKI 5-21

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, think of how it is related to the heart, that God wants us to understand.
Interpretation:
God is preparing the early followers for the performance of the Joyous Service. They must understand the heart to purify their minds; and they must spread the truth to others before the Joyous Service becomes effective.
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OFUDESAKI 5-20

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, think of how it is related to the heart, that God wants us to understand.

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OFUDESAKI 5-19

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, think of how it is related to the heart, that God wants us to understand.

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OFUDESAKI 5-18

It is the heart that God wants us to understand. By understanding the heart, we can understand why we suffer or have joy. As you continue to read the verses, think of how it is related to the heart, that God wants us to understand.
Interpretation:
The worldly path is where one thinks that one can get away with any evil actions, as long as no one sees him or her doing it; or does not care if any one sees it. As oppose to the path of the heart, where one’s action come back to oneself. We reap what we sow.
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OFUDESAKI 5-17

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OFUDESAKI 5-16

Interpretation of verse 5-16

Dori appears to be the abbreviation of Teodori. God is telling us how important the Service is for the salvation of mankind.

Definitions:

Kore:  this

Saika: quickly

Hayaku: quickly

Satori: understanding

Tsuita: come upon

Nani: whatever

Tsuitemo: happens, occurs

Mina: all

Kono: this

Teodori: Service, Joyous Service

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OFUDESAKI 5-15

Interpretation of verse 5-15

God is talking to the early followers. God wants them to understand what God will do to save others; and what is required of them for this to happen.

Definitions:

Kora: interjection to call out, hey

Hodo no: degree, extent

Kami: God

Shinjitsu: truth

Kono: this

Hanashi: talk

Soba:near

Naru: to become

Mono: person

Hayaku: quickly

Satori: understanding

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