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Tenrikyo /Are You Happy/continued

In today’s world, drugs to reduce depression and anxiety are the most prescribed medications. We all want to be spirited, that feeling that everything is all right. The pharmaceutical companies knowing this predicament, spends millions of dollars on advertisement in … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Are You Happy?

In today’s world, drugs to reduce depression and anxiety are the most prescribed medications. We all want to be spirited, that feeling that everything is all right. The pharmaceutical companies knowing this predicament, spends millions of dollars on advertisement in … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Happiness in a Bottle?

How do we become happy, where everything feels good? There are “cloudy days” that whatever you do you feel gloomy, and depressed, while there are “sunny days” where one feels great no matter what is occurring around you. Some will … 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 /The Path of Joy

Someone once said, it is not the person we despise of, but it is the thoughts and behavior of the person we disapprove of. How appropriate the saying is, because each person has a mind that is already filled with … Continue reading

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Where some of your thoughts come from

Suppose I were to tell you that your child has thoughts that are already programed that will affect his or her future. These thoughts do not originate from his or her environment, but from the past. Past thoughts from previous … 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 /Why it is difficult to see the truth

Why is it so difficult for people to see the truth? In politics, both parties refuse to see the flaws, corruptions, and indiscretions in their candidates. In business, the accumulation of money takes priority over the treatment of customers and … Continue reading

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We Do Not Understand

In the Book of Prophecy (Fudesaki), God tells us that we do not understand. This sacred book gives us the ingredients to live a joyous life. Yet in the last chapter, God continues to tell us that we do not … Continue reading

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If you have anger, you do not know God’s teachings

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), we are told that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings. But how do we remove greed, arrogance, and self-love from our minds? Anger, I believe comes from our arrogance. We … Continue reading

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