Compass of the Times

Sailing uncharted waters of this era, we earnestly aspire to pave a path by applying the insights from the Study of the Soul to human beings and the world. Keiko Takahashi shows us the path to take by illuminating the past, present, and the future.

In response to each individual’s wish to pursue more of the Study of the Soul, Takahashi Sensei provides us with Words of the Month and Compass of the Times each month, which, interrelated to each other, serve not only as clues for our studies and practice, but also as monthly guidelines for living our lives.

September 2020 Compass of the Times 198

To Find the Path

Under the Coronavirus Crisis

We currently face the health problem of the coronavirus crisis, which could be called an unprecedented trial.

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August 2020 Compass of the Times 197

To Change

The Switch to Become a New Self

Due to the spread of COVID-19, we were forced to set various restriction on the activities within the GLA community this year.

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July 2020 Compass of the Times 196

To Fill Our Own Vessel

The Power to Know Oneself 

One month has already passed since the emergency declaration for COVID-19 was lifted. How has your daily life changed?

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June 2020 Compass of the Times 195

Begin with Our Minds

An Era of Calling from COVID-19

The declaration of emergency caused by COVID-19 has changed our lives significantly. There have been restrictions on our activities, forcing us to refrain from going out for nonessential purposes and traveling across prefectural borders.

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May 2020 Compass of the Times 194

To Walk with Bodaishin

The True Nature of an Unprecedented Ordeal

A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has plunged the world into anxiety and confusion. This month, I would like to think about this reality further with you.

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April 2020 Compass of the Times 193

To Seek for the Light

The Dark Clouds That Cover the Era

Currently, the whole world is devoting considerable energy to fighting the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

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March 2020 Compass of the Times 192

To Live in the Present

The Rhythm of Life

In Japan, March is the month that completes the fiscal year. It is also the month that marks the rhythm of the year that leads to another year. This month, I want to think, together with you, what the rhythm of life is calling.

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February 2020 Compass of the Times 191

To seek for the Blueprint

What is the Blueprint?

A month has passed since the beginning of the new year.
This month, I would like to think about the blueprint that we should always cherish and ponder over.

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January 2020 Compass of the Times 190

To Love the Beginning

What Is Important Is to Take Action

Happy new year.
I wish from the bottom of my heart that the year 2020 will become the best year for you.

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