FAITH

Freedom of Mind

We are like a sailboat that is navigating the ocean.We cannot change the direction of the wind or current. Sometimes we ...

Mind of a Three-Year-Old

This scene vividly portrays Oyasama’s disarming, unaffected demeanor.Oyasama loves children. Children love Her, too.Yo...

The Long Way Around

Let’s take a moment to consider how people generally come to embrace Tenrikyo.Do people compare the teachings of diffe...

Chestnut Bur

A western is on TV when you turn on your set. Even though you are not watching it from the beginning, you can easily tel...

The Eye of the Typhoon

A typhoon is a very violent storm that can cause extensive damage. However, there is an area in the middle that is norma...

Buy Dearly

A fortune-teller says: “When a customer comes to me, I look steadily into his or her eyes and say in a low, quiet voic...

Truth That Reaches Heaven

Everyone wants to be seen in a positive light.People try hard to make themselves look important by, for example, strivin...

Not One in a Thousand

When studying what Oyasama taught, sometimes we may find some part of it hard to understand and say to ourselves, “Wha...

Experience Rather Than Information

A young female TV reporter visits a locally renowned cake shop. As she eats a mouthful, we can tell that she is in seven...

Always with You

Imagine an old man who lost his fortune in a business failure long ago, was preceded in death by his entire family, and ...

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