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Tenrikyo/ Why We Suffer or Have Joy

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Heaven’s Truth for Dummies

Believe that God descended from Heaven to help mankind remove evil from his or her heart. Believe in causality and reincarnation and our bodies are borrowed from God; our souls live forever. Remove evil (greed, arrogance, and self love) from … 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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True Joy

There are two types of joy. There is joy created by selfishness, and there is joy created by bringing happiness to others. The following is a quote from the Osashizu December 11, 1897: There is God-guided joy and self-serving joy. … Continue reading

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Become Spirited

Have you noticed that there are some people who are always happy or spirited? How does one become this type of person? In my case, sometimes a cup of my favorite coffee gets me to a state of euphoria. But … 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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How do I get God to enter my life?

How do I get God to enter my life? In the Tip of the Writing Brush, it is written in verse  X-5 Step by step, God will enter bodies                             and begin free and unlimited workings (blessings) But how does God … Continue reading

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