THE TRUE PARENTS WAY LIBRARY OF ARTICLES

TRUE PARENTS' HISTORY AND MINISTRY

Rev. and Mrs. Sun Myung Moon (Hak Ja Han Moon) were called by Jesus and led by the Holy Spirit to stand as the True Parents of all humankind. True Parents Way shares about their historical path, teachings and ministry. Essential content for generations to come.

ARTICLES SORTED BY SERIES

THE PATH TO FOUNDATION DAY

In publications surrounding the 2017 Foundation Day, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, our True Mother, gave a powerful written testimony to God’s providence through True Parents. This six article series outlines her theological and historical testimony, with the last three focusing on her husband’s final twelve-year course.

THE WAY TO BLESSING

How did Rev. and Mrs. Moon, our True Parents, establish the authority to liberate the world from sin through blessed marriage? Did they just dream up the idea? No. It came from the heart of God. This series of twenty-nine articles outlines their path to bring God’s heart into our lives, and explains the meaning of the five steps to receive the Holy Marriage Blessing.

The Word Made Flesh

Eternal life comes to Earth by the multiplication of new spirits. By husband-wife union, “the Word of God is incarnated.” How does this incarnation take place? In 1996, True Father taught on C-Span: “The root of the providence of salvation is the re-creation of the seed of the original child to complete the ideal of […]

TRUE PARENTS' GRACE

How do True Parents grant us freedom from sin through marriage? Through their oneness in marriage with God and each other, we receive their liberation and complete release from sin. On our part, we need to practice the same faith and the same love. This series of eight articles pays particular attention to the preparation of the bride, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon.

HYO JEONG AND CHEONGPYEONG

Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, our True Mother, guides Unification activities from “HJ (Hyo Jeong) Cheonwon,” a sprawling campus in Cheongpyeong, South Korea, that includes schools, training centers, a prayer hall, a hospital, spa, museum, apartment buildings and senior center, shops and restaurants and, above it all, a Palace. Where did this come from? And, most importantly, what is the meaning of Hyo Jeong, the principle behind it all? This series of twelve articles explains.

Hyo Jeong and Cheongpyeong

Hyo Jeong: The Filial Heart Design

On the foundation of Father Moon’s teachings, Mother Moon has innovated the term “filial heart,” in Korean, “Hyo Jeong,” to mean the practice of filial...

Hyo Jeong: You Are Part of My Body

Mother Moon recently announced, “Hyo Jeong (filial heart) is the essence of VISION 2020 and the cornerstone of the firm establishment of Cheon Il...

Hyo Jeong: The Linkage of Lineage

The Blessing ceremony is a mystical marriage. God is in that blessed marriage as an eternal presence that transcends time and space. At the...

Satan Calls God’s Vision a Fantasy

God’s blessing of Adam and Eve cast a powerful vision. Be fruitful—engrave the Word in your heart. Multiply—have the comfort of a loving spouse,...

The Fruit of Sincere Devotion

In the summer of 2014, as I sat on the steps below the prayer hall, gazing at the training center, the spa, the path...

The Axis of the Universe Is the Best Business Practice

After a two-hour drive, I had to walk across rice paddies to get to the Cheongpyeong site. It consisted of a building, a dock,...

Why Filial Heart Will Save the World

Here’s why honoring one’s parents will save the world Let’s go back to the start. Adam and Eve honoring their Parent was the one condition...

The Trapeze Leap to True Parents

My last blog was about the universal tradition of filial heart, honoring parents. This is the eternal vertical center of God’s ideal, the Hyo...

Filial Heart Leaps, Loves, and Never Lets Go

When St. Augustine intoned to God, “Our hearts are restless until they can find rest in you,” he expressed filial heart, the universal longing...

The Passion for Parents

The French fashion designer Christian Dior once said, “Deep in every heart slumbers a dream, and the couturier knows it: every woman is a...

Where a Nation Can Be Born

Father Moon said that in spirit world, we breathe the air of love. His filial love for Heavenly Parent was air. Its oxygen exploded...

THE EIGHT TEXTBOOKS

In his final years, Father Moon said that his teachings are his legacy, and he would point to what he called “eight great textbooks and teaching materials.” In his words: “I am leaving behind eight textbooks and teaching materials for humankind to use for all eternity. These are published in almost a thousand volumes.” True Parents Way introduces the eight textbooks in this series of three articles.

The Eight Textbooks

Father’s Freedom

In his final years, Father Moon said that his teachings are his legacy, and he would point to what he called “eight great textbooks and...

No Problem, If We Love Each Other

The list of textbooks wasn’t the only time Father did seemingly contradictory, or inconsistent, or unexpected, unreasonable or illogical things. I think he did...

You Can Talk Forever

Once a UTS professor, a fundamentalist Baptist, asked True Father what is the Holy Spirit. True Father’s answer was, “a feminine green mist.” The professor...

THE INTERNAL PROVIDENCE

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The Internal Providence

The Internal Providence Centers on Hyo Jeong

Hak Ja Han fulfilled her predestination through Hyo Jeong. She fulfilled the first blessing, which means she would, “ all the feelings of God...

Tradition, Position and Mission

Through the Blessing Vows, all blessed couples accept and inherit True Parents’ universal mission as their own. This mission is expressed in the list...

Cain and Abel Revisited

On Monday I said we would talk about the tradition. Underlying holy days, sacraments and ceremonies, what is the essential tradition? The essential tradition is...

The Sacrifice of Abel

The principle of Cain and Abel defines God’s internal providence, from the individual’s mind and body to John the Baptist and Jesus, kings and...

Sympathetic to Satan

Describing himself, True Father once said, “There is nothing he hates, because he likes everything. He likes every kind of taste of life. He...

Governance Centered on the Eldest Son

At IPEC in Las Vegas, on March 16, 2018, True Mother articulated a major statement on Principled governance. Its essence is to carry on...

The Priesthood of Blessed Couples

When the younger’s sacrifice turns the elder’s anger into an embrace, God forgives the elder. This is the core tradition, and Father said that from...

Hyo Jeong Is True Freedom

As fallen people, we are in Cain’s position, with sin crouching at our door. Through True Parents, we separate from Satan. To accomplish this,...

Blessing, Then Commandment

After separating from Satan, we receive God’s blessing. True Father explained the blessing’s conditional nature: “The blessing of God is always a blessing of...

Where He Leads Me, I Will Follow

True Mother’s Chief of Staff, Won Ju McDevitt’s testimony: “True Parents overcame unimaginable suffering solely to release the Heavenly Parent, the True Parent of...

Through the Mother, the Child’s Anger Turns to Joy

We all have moments of anger against True Father. It arises from feeling a lack of love, as did Cain, when our offering is...

The Bride’s Mission of National Restoration

True Mother calls us as Jesus did, Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened,… Take my yoke upon you and learn from...

Becoming True Parents Together

Without True Mother, there would have been no substantial True Parents. “True Parents” would have remained but an idealistic theory.  As True Father approached his...

Father’s First World Tour—Mother’s Side of the Story

From January 28 to October 10, 1965, True Mother, at 22, was impoverished, pregnant, and alone leading the church in Korea.   True Father, a...

God Is Love, and Love is…?

“The fundamental energy of God’s being,” which Divine Principle calls “universal prime energy,” is nothing other than love. “Love is the force that unites,”...

DR. HAK JA HAN MOON, THE MARRIAGE BLESSING, AND TRUE PEACE

Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, called by Jesus and led by the Holy Spirit, transforms each of us through the Blessing of marriage and family. This is the foundation for peace in the home and the world. Here is an outline of her message, her life with her husband our True Father, and their substantial projects.

Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, the Marriage Blessing, and True Peace

Peace Starts with Me, but Where Does Me Start?

We all seek peace, but conflict is destroying this beautiful earth and its people. We cannot sit idly and let this happen. Something is...

Jesus Came to Marry

After the Fall, the God who loves us began the bitter providence of restoration. He sought a religious movement on this earth that would...

Sex is the Frontline

The end of war does not come by human works alone. And obviously it does not come by the world’s religions alone. War does not...

Will She Find Faith on Earth?

The end of the Book of Revelation is all about the Lamb receiving his Bride. The Only Begotten Son does not marry a church....

From Me to the World

Family comes from parents, and the fallen world has no true parents. The ranks of religious leadership are no freer from sexual immorality than...

Dr. Moon’s Political Philosophy

In her November 12-13 addresses, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon rallied the gathered clergy around what is essentially the American political philosophy. Dr. Moon...

A New Thing on the Earth

True Father prophesied and prepared True Mother’s global leadership. He said, “In the course of history a perfect woman who is connected to God’s...

Completing the Global Mission

True Father discovered God’s plan for the position and mission of the True Mother, and he established his bride in that position publicly in...

The Standard of Attendance

True Mother, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, set the standard of attendance to True Father, just as he and Jesus set the standard of...

Her Promise to True Father

Two days after True Father’s Holy Ascension, True Mother told us, “I made a promise to Father that no matter how difficult it is...

Father Brought Peace by Attending Mother

On the third day of True Father’s Holy Ascension, True Mother told all those who are their children: “I want to accomplish the Will...

More Than a Head of State

True Father and True Mother are eternally one with the eternal God, centered on true love. They share rights of equal participation, equal authority...

The Plan To Bless Nations

True Father resurrected Korea by means of the New Village (Sae Maeul) movement and New Hearts (Sae Maeum) movement. At the conclusion of her...

New Heart, New Village

The Sae Maeul and Sae Maeum movements were True Father’s path to bless Korea and are True Mother’s plan to bless the world. Julian...

Dissolving Woman’s Resentment

God’s providence required that True Parents end women’s resentment of men. Fallen history records the world bowing to triumphant men. Abraham Lincoln said that...

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HYO JEONG

Readings for the twelve evenings beginning on Heavenly Parents Day and continuing through True Parents Birthday in Preparation to Celebrate Foundation Day

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The First Day – The...

Second Advent mission The teachings of the Old and New Testaments tell us that the Messiah comes with the authority of the Father to meet...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Second Day – Four...

Ordeals of the Bride Unification Church women did not leave her alone. They clawed at her… If they’d had their way, they would have pulled...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Third Day – Three...

Obedience To True Mother, I, True Father, stood as her grandfather and father as well as her husband, and also as her older brother. So...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Fourth Day – Two...

We live in a time when women can move the world We live in a time when women can move the world for God's providence...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Fifth Day True Parents...

On Mother's Leadership (Father’s Words)  We held the inaugural assembly of the Women's Federation for Peace in Asia in Japan on September 17, 1991, and...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Sixth Day – The...

The Realm for the Liberation of Women Before I declared the era of the liberation of women, Mother simply followed me. Because Mother was united...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Seventh Day – Six...

1999.06.12: Satan’s surrender Because it was a crucial time for Mother to fulfill her responsibility, Mother went around the world holding the "Rally for the...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Eighth Day – Five...

Women in History To whom did fallen Eve give her milk first? First to Cain and then to Abel. Her daughters were not mentioned. Although...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Ninth Day – Four...

Mother of three ages What is the meaning of my giving Mother a plaque of recognition on June 14, 1999? Throughout history the Eves of...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Tenth Day – Three...

The original women’s culture The culture of the oceanic sphere constitutes the original women's culture, transcending all nations and crossing all oceans. To create this...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Eleventh Day – Two...

There is our Mother! I held a public ceremony to recognize True Mother's achievement. She is worthy of recognition by both the Unification Church...

The Twelve Days of Hyo Jeong: The Twelfth Day – Foundation...

True Father’s last public speech: The Abel Women’s UN There have been many religions which believed in Heavenly Father but don't have a concept of...

THE BLESSING AND TRUE PEACE

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The Blessing and True Peace

Peace Starts with Me, but Where Does Me Start?

We all seek peace, but conflict is destroying this beautiful earth and its people. We cannot sit idly and let this happen. Something is...