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God’s Blessings

Sometimes being correct or right may not be enough. For example, I was having a good day when one of my co-workers who was not having a good day, misunderstood some of my comments concerning a matter at work. 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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Illness May be God’s Blessing

It is said in the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki) that God will provide miraculous blessings. Many would think of these blessings as exorbitant riches (material), and joy (spiritual). But these blessing are illnesses on our bodies. How can illness be … Continue reading

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Suppose

Suppose one can heal one’s own illnesses and disease. Suppose one can do this by eliminating greed, arrogance, and self love from one’s minds. Suppose there is a prayer that asks God to help us with this difficult task. Suppose … Continue reading

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Illness as God’s Blessings?

In the Tip of the Writing Brush,  illness and disease are called God’s blessings. But to most people illness would not be considered blessings but would be considered detrimental.  The following is from the sacred book: A slight ailment of … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

Have you ever started a garden? It requires much work. For a seed to sprout, and grow into a healthy plant requires one to plant the seeds, water it, remove the weeds, and fertilize. The following is an analogy between … Continue reading

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Do you have enough faith to talk about religion?

If you had God’s Truth what would you do?  First of all, we are not always one hundred percent confident that we have the truth. This may be where faith comes in.  Faith also wanes depending on events that occur … Continue reading

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