Hey everyone! I just wanted to apologize for the lack of updates and articles lately. As you may, or may not know, I am a self-employed artist and have convention season coming up soon. This means I am working long days and barely have any free time right now, so I haven't had time to… Continue reading Inactivity – Hiatus
Happy New Year to everyone! I need to apologize for the long silence - I was very busy with art work and visiting family and friends. I will try and update this blog at least once or twice a week! I have a few new ideas for posts and such, so things should be back… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Hi all! Sorry for the lack of updates! I did plan to start various weekly features but this past fortnight has been hectic with medical appointments and other goings on. I'll try get a bunch of posts done soon and stick some on queue as I will be going away for a week from the… Continue reading Lack of Updates
Due to the traditional, inherited nature of Shinto, many practitioners do not have what would be described as 'faith'. Instead, they follow the customs due to national identity rather than any personalized spiritual experience. Shinto is so deeply ingrained into the Japanese psyche that it can be hard to even know where to start from… Continue reading Faith and Prayer
Late Night Thoughts So last night my partner Charlie and I were brainstorming about what we'd ideally like to do. I know that a lot of money would be involved, and I really think that I'd like to try affiliate marketing again and make some passive income. I guess part of fear is that I… Continue reading My Life Plan – Visiting Japan and Shinto
This morning I realized something quite profound and wanted to share it with my followers. Upon praying at Inari-sama's altar (also dedicated to Kami-sama), I prayed as usual in the morning. I prayed that Inari-sama would help me with my debt problems and also my health. I thought about the blessings I thought I needed… Continue reading Blessings of Water and Shetler
Recently I received various texts on Konkokyo in the mail from a friend in the UK and also from Japan. I feel humbled and honoured that these individuals sent me the material and I have enjoyed reading it thoroughly. I will make a post on what Konkokyo is and what it is not, but this… Continue reading Kami-sama and Strengthening my relationship to Inari-sama
About a week ago I emailed the International Konkokyo Centre regarding their publications, and they were kind enough to send me a copy of 'Shine from Within: An Introduction to the Konko Faith' for free. I haven't had much time to review it yet, but I will be reading it over the next few days… Continue reading A Package from Japan