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Archive for June, 2013

This Month’s Message: In Accordance with God’s Intention

Oyasama once said:
“If you do such a thing God shall withdraw.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 73

Apparently, there is a Yiddish proverb that says, “Man plans and God laughs.”
We humans do our calculations and make our plans based on what suits our convenience. We then try to carry them out. However, these plans could well be totally [...]

Hinokishin Day across the World

Hinokishin Day across the World

This year’s Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day was observed at various locations in a number of countries by the end of May. On Oahu Island in Hawaii, for instance, 140 people engaged in clean-up hinokishin on May 4 at the Honolulu Zoo—which has been a Hinokishin Day site in Hawaii for the past 27 years. The Mission [...]