The Moto Ichi-Nichi of the Hiraga Family
In 1938, my mother’s youngest brother at the time, Tsumoru (three years old), contracted meningitis. At the time my grandfather Misao Hiraga was a Singer sewing machine salesman and an elected official of the local village assembly. The youngest child of two of his peers also had contracted the disease. However, in the case of Tsumoru, the doctor expressed his deep regret and said the boy’s life could not be saved.
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I happened to find a hard copy of the final project for an Anthropology 152 class from 12 years ago (July 2003). Although there are some areas that should be rewritten, I nevertheless decided to type it out and post it here on Tenrikyology.com with only a few cosmetic changes. Continue reading Moto ichi-nichi: The importance of conversion stories in Tenrikyo 1
I’ve decided to upload the English version of the “sermon” I gave almost two years ago at New York Center. It has some personal and other information that hopefully some of you out there might find interesting.
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