The following is a translation of Part 17 of the series “Senjin no sokuseki” (Footsteps of Our Predecessors) from the May 2004 (No. 425) issue of Taimo, pp. 34–35. This translation is a provisional one at the moment and may require further revision.
Part 17: A Prayer for Rain (2 of 2)
Previously, central Taiwan was in the midst of a severe drought that went on for nearly six months, causing much hardship for local farmers. Genjiro Ichijo then made efforts to unite his mind with the people and made a firm decision to hold a prayer service for rain to receive God the Parent’s protection.