The following is an excerpt from Omichi no joshiki [Tenrikyo Fundamentals] (pp. 69–72) by Koji Sato 佐藤浩司, assistant professor at Tenri University and instructor at Tenri Seminary. Note: This translation is a provisional one at the moment and may require further revision.
This World is a Place Where We Express Our Appreciation and Indebtedness
We tend to think that we are living by our own and that we can do almost anything due to our own strength and abilities. This is especially so during our youth.