Tag Archives: prayer
Here again God is telling us that we do not understand the heart. In the first verse of the Ofudesaki, God also tells us that we do not understand the heart. What is the heart? Most believe that it is … Continue reading
When I talk to Tenrikyo church members, they believe that the Joyous Service helps them sweep evil thoughts or dusts from their mind. They say that God helps them do this. I find this puzzling, since in the Ofudesaki, God … Continue reading
Interpretation: God is talking about Kokan, the daughter of Oyasama.
Interpretation: God is talking about Kokan, the daughter of Oyasama and one of the instruments at creation. God wants her to return to the Residence, to teach. She is important in the salvation of the world.
Interpretation: Most people will not think that illness is not a blessing. But God is telling us that illness is guidance from God to purify our minds. God is just helping us realize what our own heart do for us. … Continue reading
Interpretation: God is telling us that illness as guidance will be given, to help us understand the teachings. This guidance, is also given to help us purify our own minds from the dusts of regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance.
Interpretation: God descended from heaven to save mankind. How would God do this? God throughout the Ofudesaki and Mikagura-uta tells us that God will work. God first tells us the teaching in the Ofudesaki to help us lead a “Joyous … Continue reading
Interpretation: God will distinguish the mind that thinks of others, from the mind that thinks of only oneself.
Interpretation: God is distinguishing the mind that thinks of others from the mind that thinks of oneself only.
Interpretation: When illness appears on the body, it may be God guiding you, to purify your mind.