The Restoration Of Heart (Shim Jung)
Reverend Sun Myung Moon
February 20, 1973
Second International Training Session
Translated by Mrs. Won Pok Choi
“Shim jung” means heart in Korean or Japanese, but it is very difficult to translate. It means a little more than heart. It means heart, sentiment and deep love all together.
In the course of restoration we go the reverse way because man fell in the beginning. Then, what is the standard of our restoration? Where are we bound? We want to go back to the original place before the Fall. We cannot do it all by ourselves. First of all we must be united into one with God. We must become one with our offering. We can reach God through our offering. Because of the disbelief of our first human ancestors, in restoring our way we have to first restore our belief in God. Due to the Fall, man was lost substantially. So, in the course of restoration, we must restore ourselves on the substantial base by fighting against Satan.
When we speak about our heart, it means the heart before the human Fall. To restore our heart, or the affectionate sentiment of heart, we must go back to the place before the Fall. This heart must excel over the Satanic heart. In order to win over Satan, we must be able to separate ourselves from him. Due to the human Fall, men were dragged to the Satanic side, the side of the archangel. The archangel who seduced man was first in the position of a servant to man. In order for us to be able to restore that much, we must make our heart or affection excel that of the Satanic side. We have to restore the standard of our belief. That standard, too, must be more than what our ancestors and saints and prophets of the past have attained. Our belief must not be that which will sway or vacillate because of the Satanic element. God would want us to have an absolute standard or belief. So, our belief must excel that of other people of the world. The attitude of our belief should be unchanging, unique and eternal. If there is Satanic power all around us, that power will want to bar our way. It will want to place obstacles in our way. So, we have to go beyond that power by leaps and bounds.
We must be able to let Satan think, “These people have such a strong belief that we cannot stop their way.” Our belief must be such. We must be able to believe what most other people cannot believe. Only after having done that much in our faith can we really elevate ourselves to the desired heart. We want to restore ourselves on the substantial base, and in doing that we have to subjugate Satan on the substantial base. We have to subjugate the substantial Satan. There are two sides to the Satanic world: the spiritual level and the physical level. So, the Satanic powers have sovereignty over all things, both on the spiritual and physical levels. In winning over Satan, even on the individual level, we have to fight over Satan and win that power. In doing this we are representing all individuals on the family level, all the families of the nation and all nations of the world.
As we well know, when our first ancestors fell, they fell in the stage of growth. Then they lost all the previous stages by their disbelief. So, we have to restore those. When they invaded or nullified their sphere of heart, it was not done by Adam alone, but with the cooperation of Eve. The Divine Principle teaches us that we have to restore our belief, and then restore our substantial selves; only after having done that can we reach the sphere of heart. All this cannot be done by ourselves alone. A man in the position of Abel must be able to subjugate or absorb those in the position of Cain. And the one in the position of Adam must be united with one in the position of Eve. Those two play the role of the parents of later generations of Abel and Cain put together. Only if those two are put together can they advance to the stage beyond the growth stage. After having gone beyond the level of the growth stage, they have seven more years to go in order to go through the perfection stage. Even though you may be blessed in holy marriage, it means that you have barely reached the last stage of growth. It does not mean that you have reached the last stage of perfection. After you have reached the perfection stage, you [no longer] stand in a position to be invaded by the Satanic power. When the first human ancestors fell, they fell not from the stage of perfection but from the stage of growth. So, when you are blessed, you are barely at that stage. If they fell, we cannot say that they fell from the stage of perfection. because there should be no invasion from Satan. After you have gained that much, you can no longer be invaded by Satan.
When the Messiah comes, he will come on the foundation laid by the Christian world. That foundation is laid on the level of the growth stage. When the Lord of the Second Advent comes, he has already inherited what was accomplished by Jesus and then he is going to accomplish what is left unaccomplished by Jesus on the physical level. So, before the Messiah, the way to perfection on the physical level is left unaccomplished. So, on the physical base, he has to fight against Satanic power until he wins over everything on the physical base so that there will be no Satanic invasion left. And he will bring it to the spiritual standard, too — in order for him to be able to accomplish that much, both on the spiritual and physical levels.
Just as our title shows, we have to restore our heart; but due to the human Fall it means that God lost His sons’ and daughters’ hearts. In other words, God has had no experience of loving His children from the standard of the heart which He originally intended. To fulfill their part, Adam and Eve should have been blessed by God in holy matrimony, and should have experienced holy love in their family. By uniting into one in divine love, they would have been loved by God; but all those things were nullified by the Fall. There should have been descendants from Adam’s children whom God could love, forming the four positions there. However, man has seen the nullification of parent’s love, children’s love and matrimonial love. All those three types of love were nullified. Those three types did not come about stage by stage, but they appeared all at once. Then, in our restoring those three types of love, we would not restore them stage by stage, but we want to restore them all at once. We cannot restore our heart without help from the outside. We, in the position of Adam and Eve, must be able to subjugate Satan, or bring Satan back to God’s bosom. In the beginning, when Adam and Eve fell, they were subjugated by Satan and taken away from Him. If Adam and Eve had not fallen but reached the standard of perfection, they could have enjoyed the love between themselves, and they could have enjoyed the archangel. The archangel was in the position to serve Adam and Eve, and Adam and Eve were in the position to love the archangel. For this reason, in the course of restoration, Adam and Eve are in the position to have to restore those in the position of the archangel. Unless they do that, they cannot go back to the original position. In light of this Principle, we know that the Old Testament Age is the age on the level of the archangel. In the Old Testament Age, people offered sacrifices before God. The offering those people made was the condition to restore the level of the archangel. In doing that, both the offering and the people who made the offering had to be united into one. Since man fell, Satanic blood is running in man’s veins. So, man should be learning to drain out the Satanic blood. But instead of man, the offering was to be cut in half. So, for man’s part, by becoming one with the offering, he can go through that condition.
Throughout the 4,000 years of Israel’s history, God has prepared men by having them make offerings before Him. After having chosen the nation of the Israelites, He was going to send the Messiah. If Jesus was in the position of the Son of God, the foundation of the chosen nation of the Israelites, laid by God, was in the position of the archangel having accomplished his mission. If the chosen nation of the Israelites had become one with the Son of God, Jesus, that would have meant that the Son of God and the people of the archangel’s position became one, and from then on, the next stage of restoration could have been accomplished. In other words, due to the human Fall, Satan took away all things on the individual, family, and national levels. So, by the time of Jesus, those things had to be restored. If the chosen nation of the Israelites had cooperated with Jesus, they could have stood in the position of the restored nation separated from Satanic hands. In the beginning, due to the human Fall, Satan took away individuals — and from then on, their descendants were in the Satanic sphere. This means that they have lost both families and the nation under God, since Satan took possession of all those things. So, in the course of restoration, if the chosen nation of the Israelites had been cooperative with Jesus, they could have played the role of restoring all those things from the hands of Satan to the hands of God. Then, the Israelites could have cooperated in locating Jesus’ bride, who had to be in the position of Eve. They should have done at least that much.
Since Jesus was in the position of Adam, having nothing to do with sin, if he had his bride with him, he could have stood in the position of the unfallen human ancestors having nothing to do with sin. From then on he could have commenced his mission to restore the world. Even after Jesus, there could have been the course of restoring Eve, or the bride to Jesus to the Christians of the world. All those things should have been in the lifetime of Jesus. However, he could not find his bride. All of his mission was nullified and he was put to death on the cross. Due to Jesus’ crucifixion on the cross, Christians have not gained the stage of perfection on both the spiritual and physical levels. Since that time, all Christians have been wanting to be saved on both the spiritual and physical levels. After 2,000 years of history, since the death of Jesus, we have reached this point. The Christian churches at the present moment are barely in the position of the first Israelites. They have not yet reached the point the Israelites had reached. Their mission is great because they have much to be accomplished. We must repeat that the Christian world has not quite reached the standard of the first Israelites at the time of Jesus. So, at the Close of the Age, in the Latter Days, there must appear a group of people who will accomplish the level of the second Israelites. By these people accomplishing their mission, they will open up the channel to the next level of the third Israelites. Since in Jesus’ days the first Israelites could not accomplish their mission, the blame is on the chosen nation of the Israelites. However, Jesus also had a responsibility to fulfill.
The Lord of the Second Advent is the person who is to accomplish the mission left by Jesus both on the spiritual and physical levels. Whether or not the Lord of the Second Advent can accomplish his mission depends solely on whether or not he can bring his people to the level of the first Israelites, both on the physical and spiritual levels. At the time of the Second Advent, the prepared people in the Christian world must be able to return everything to the Lord of the Second Advent, to minister to him, to believe in him. If they fail to do that, the Lord of the Second Advent must go through all those stages again. If the Christian people of the world have laid the foundation of ultimate belief in God and the Lord of the Second Advent, and have accomplished that much on that substantial level, waiting for the Second Lord to come, then the Messiah coming the second time can accomplish his mission on the horizontal level by restoring himself, his family, his nation, and the world. In Jesus’ days the people should have been one with Jesus, both in belief, and on the substantial base. Then, Jesus could have carried out his mission in the nation and in the world with a harmonious heart. But since he left that unaccomplished, the Lord of the Second Advent must do that.
The mission of Jesus was to receive a bride; since he was in the position of the perfected Adam, he was entitled to have his bride. Then, if that foundation was built at that time on the family level, from then on he could have carried on the next level of things without Satanic invasion. If Jesus had done that much, and if the Israelites had cooperated with him with an ultimate and utter belief in what he was doing, and if those things on the substantial level were restored, then there could have been nothing else that would have mattered or caused any trouble. At that point, if Jesus had done that much, he should have loved those in the position of the archangel — the people of the world — because he was in the position of the restored Adam, having found his own family. He had to connect God’s love in his family by loving his bride in the position of Eve, and by loving the people around him who were in the position of the archangel. He needed a woman close to him in the position of Eve, and a man in the position of the archangel. But since he could not accomplish that much, at the Close of the Age when the Lord of the Second Advent comes, the same things must be repeated. If the Christian world is cooperative with the Lord of the Second Advent, he doesn’t have to go through those things over again. But since the Christian world is against him, he is going to go through all those things.
What has our movement been doing since the coming of our Parents? Due to the objection or persecution by the Christian world, our Master has to go through all the difficulties and hardships, restoring himself on the individual level and restoring his family. Now he has barely reached the point where he has restored the nation on the spiritual level. The Christian world is in the position of Cain and they have gained a certain level of accomplishment. So, our movement under Father has to restore the level of the nation, to win over the Christian world, which is in the position of Cain. It is of great significance that our Master made his public appearance, giving speeches in some seven cities in America and two European countries. It was something like a declaration of war against the whole world. At that time, if any objection from the audience had come, and persecution started, the significance would not have been accomplished. But by those people not coming out against what he had to say, Master accomplished his purpose of having solidified his mission on the spiritual and physical levels. Up to that moment, the Christians in the world would always rise up against our movement. But by his giving the public speeches throughout the world he was not faced with any opposition. And by that he could accomplish the world foundation on the spiritual level. So that’s why in Korea, the South and North talks came about — to open up the conversation between the Godly and the Satanic forces. So there is a formula, a very solid and strict formula to go through in the course of restoration. People can go to the Heavenly Kingdom of God only by going through and living in the Kingdom of God on Earth. We cannot safely say that we have quite reached that point. We have barely reached the point of having set up the foundation on the national level.
By his giving speeches to the people of the world he has somewhat laid the foundation on the worldwide spiritual level. So, by accomplishing that much on the physical level, then by uniting those two powers into one, then he can reach out to the whole world and restore them. My having brought you to this country from which we are going to subjugate the whole world is for a purpose. That purpose is to subjugate the whole world both on the physical and spiritual levels. From Korea, our Parents came to this country — and from so many European nations and also from Japan, our brothers and sisters are here to work for this cause. In light of this, we are in the position of Master, our Parents are in the position of Jesus with his disciples. You are not quite from twelve countries, but he is going to make this theory. With Master here in the position of Jesus, you are going to be in the position of his twelve disciples. Between the years 1972 and 1974, all these things of restoration must be accomplished. Then, we will have laid the foundation on the worldwide level. What is still left is to restore our heart standard, the standard of our affection, sentiment and faith in God.
On the individual level, when we think of ourselves, have we been able to receive God’s love in the position of His children? Have we ever been in the family of God? No! Even though we are married, are we recognized by God, and are we in the position of parents to our children, whom God can love? All those things are nothing in God’s sight, so we have to restore all those things: ourselves, our matrimonial love, and the love of our children. We have one thing for which we must be grateful, and that is we have our True Parents with us at this moment in the Unified Movement. The True Parents are in the position of God’s Son and Daughter, receiving God’s love unreservedly and to the fullest extent. You say you are in the position of children to the True Parents, but in the strictest sense you are not quite that, because the True Children of the Parents should inherit everything directly from them. Without the human Fall, the True Children of the first ancestors of the True Parents must be ones who were born out of their direct blood lineage. But you are not born in that position. You are born in the Satanic world. So, our True Parents are not in the position to have to go down to your level to reach out; but from your part, you must come closer and closer to them to be united with them and inherit everything they are going to give to you. Do you understand that much?
In other words you are in the position of the archangel. At best, you are in the position of the substantial archangel having restored yourself to the position of the archangel before the Fall. Even without the Fall, the archangel was in the position to have to minister to Adam. In that position you have to maintain an ultimate belief in the True Parents. Those in the position of the archangel have had as their purpose to welcome the Messiah and to minister to him. Should the Messiah come, they are not in the position to disbelieve him, they are in the position to believe in him. The chosen people, the prepared people, must be in the position of the archangel before the Fall. You must be in the position of the archangel victorious over Satanic power, so that Satan can give you up saying, “These people I cannot deal with, I give them up!” The archangel was created in the beginning by God, as someone with whom God could consult about the matter of creating man. The archangel was supposed to glorify and praise God in the creation of man. So, the archangel was in the position to praise Adam, but he could have envied him. What we are, we owe to God originally; so that what we have been enjoying in the Satanic world must be discarded by us and returned to God. So, we must deny ourselves, our parents, our family, our friends, and everything else to return to God, or give those things back to God. When I say you are in the position of the archangel, it means that you are born before the coming of the Lord of the Second Advent. The archangel was in the position to have to minister to Adam while he was still in childhood, to look after and take care of him until he reached his maturity. But the situation was not like that. When you joined the Divine Principle movement, our Master was already there, having reached his maturity. In the meantime, those in the position of the archangel should have ministered to Adam while he was still in the mother’s womb, and after birth had to minister to him until he reached maturity, and should have ministered to him ever since. Without your doing that, there is no such thing as perfect restoration possible.
In what way can you restore that position? You have Master’s children to minister to. Whereas you have not been able to minister to Master directly from his infancy until his maturity, you are going to do that with his children by ministering to them from their birth to their maturity. You, who are in the position of the archangel, are in another sense in the position of Cain. So, you now would want to become the restored Cain. Since the beginning, due to the human Fall, the person in the position of Cain would fight against Abel and would deny Abel. But now you must cooperate with Master’s own children, and by Cain uniting with Abel’s children, and becoming one, you can be one with the True Parents. By your becoming entirely one with his own children, the Parents love you people as though you were his own children, up to your maturity. In doing that, you must be united in heart and in love with his own children. By being united on the level of heart, you have restored the level of heart in you, and you are in the position to be loved by the True Parents as they would love their own children. In other words, in order for you to be loved by the True Parents, you must put yourself in the position of Cain and love his own children in the position of Abel on the level of real affection and heart, and then you are playing the role of the hedge between the Satanic and Godly worlds. You can prevent Satan from invading his family or his sphere under God. Adam and Eve, by becoming one in the Satanic temptation, fell in the beginning; so by Master’s becoming one with Mother, and you becoming one with them, you can be lifted. On that level, you must be able to experience parental love — love from the True Parents. By experiencing the True Parent’s love, you must be in the position of their children being raised up in their love.
You are reborn in this world of Divine Principle, and through being raised by the Parents’ love you reach maturity. When you are blessed in holy matrimony, you are really recognized couples in God’s sight. In your lifetime you must be experiencing children’s love, God’s love and parents’ love in the children’s position, and the love of couples or husband-and-wife position. Then you will be able to share your love in the position of parents to your own descendants. Only after having experienced all those three types of love, can you reach God and can you be in God’s love sphere. In the Garden of Eden before the human Fall, there were only four realities: Adam, Eve, the archangel and God. Before the human Fall, Adam was the first human ancestor; and the Lord, the Messiah, in the position of Adam. All the male beings are in the position of the Lord, while female beings are in the position of Eve, or his bride. Again, in another sense, men are in the position of the archangel, because they are living in the fallen world. In the triangular relationship of our Master as the Messiah and the female and male, the male beings are in the position of the archangel, while Master is in the position of Adam.
The female members are in the position of Eve. So, he is closer to the female members, and through them he will reach those in the position of the archangel. The female members must be feeling the love of our Master in the position of his daughters. He must be able to restore the feeling of love by Eve, in the position of Eve towards Adam and in the position of mother towards father. After having gone beyond that level of love, they can influence the male beings. At the time of the human Fall, the archangel tempted Eve; so now in the course of restoration, they must not be tempted, but they must be drawn to Eve and through Eve they can reach the True Parents. In light of that principle, it is well said that the U. S. is in the position of the archangel. The law of divine love will reach the male beings, who are in the position of the archangel, by going through God, through the True Parents, and through Eve. More than the male beings, the female beings will feel affection toward Master, and at the moment they see Master they will feel like daughters. Then they would feel a sort of matrimonial love. In other words they would feel, “I would like to marry a man like Master.” Next comes the feeling of loving her elder or younger brothers. She would feel brotherly love in him. Then, having matured and being blessed by him, she would restore her position of the true mother to her own descendants. After having gone through all those types of love in her sensation, she will be really matured in the Principle, and then dreams would come to the female. The reason for that is that Eve lost all three types of love due to the Fall, in the beginning. So, in the course of restoration, she would want to restore all those types of love at once. The male members, who are in the position of the archangel, even though they are anxious to reach the True Parents, must go through Eve, because in the beginning it was the archangel who tempted Eve.
So, in the course of restoration, the members in the position of Eve must be drawing you to God’s side, or to the side of the True Parents. You must go through them to reach the True Parents. So, in the time of your blessing in holy matrimony, the male beings must not be aggressive to feel the attachment to the girls and be positive in loving them. You can never do that. First of all, orders will come from Master, your Father, and through that he will have God choose your mates. Since you male members are in the position of the archangel, who committed the sin of tempting Eve, you are not entitled to choose your spouses. But the female members who have inherited the True Parents’ heart are entitled to or qualified for the choice of their spouses. Once you are joined in holy matrimony, your wife is in the position of mother. Your wife, having restored or inherited the loving heart from the Parents, makes you feel as though she is your daughter, your sister, your wife, your mother and everything. Unless you feel that, you are not going to be restored to being a perfected Adam. You cannot be restored to the Heavenly Kingdom unless you feel all those things, all those types of love through your wife. As I said before, those who are in the position of Eve will have inherited the loving heart from our True Parents acting in Adam’s position. Through them you will experience those three types of love. So, unless you are drawn to them by the three types of love (sisterly, daughterly, and motherly), unless you experience all those three types of love through your wife, you cannot inherit those three types through her. For the first three years after holy marriage, you must minister to your wives.
Among the female members here, will those who have been seeing Master in their dreams hold up your hands? In fact, all of you should be seeing Master in your dreams. Very often, the same thing will happen to male members. In that case, you are in the position of the bride to him, and you miss him and see him in your dreams. When your spiritual standard is higher than the female members, you will see him. In that case he will appear to you in the position of your elder brother. But you are not so much drawn to him as in the case of the female members. Since you are born into the world in the position of the archangel, it is very difficult for you to go beyond the level of heart. But if you have the heart of love excelling that of the female, you will be drawn to him in dreams as though you were in the position of his spouse. This quality of love is something the outsiders cannot understand about our work here, because in this movement we have something different from other groups. So, when you experience this kind of heart of love in your visions or dreams on the spiritual level, you must cherish it. If that heart of love is so elevated as to reach a certain standard, you will be communicating with the spirit world, because you are far more than what all other Christians are at that point. If you would aspire to him and miss him every moment, then your spirit is elevated to be able to see him face to face in daily life. You will live in his presence, and you can see him and live with him with open eyes. In that case distance doesn’t matter, and you can experience things of higher dimension right here in your daily life, every moment of the day. You have to be able to experience these things more than you used to before joining this group. Without your being able to create that kind of spiritual atmosphere in and around you, you cannot say that you have experienced God’s love.
Those who are married in holy blessing must lead their lives under the guidance of our True Parents — directly under their guidance. Out of the two, if one of the couple would have a higher spiritual standard than the other, through that channel God or the True Parents will teach them how to live. Everything you see in visions and dreams must be talked about in the family, and you must always consult each other on how to do things and in what manner to carry out your mission. After all, the Kingdom of God is the kingdom of love. The path leading to the world of love is the path of love, too. But in the present world, since we are born out of Satanic lineage, we have our parents in the Satanic world. Some have their spouses in the Satanic world and their children, too. But if you want to restore yourself in the love of God, you must lift the heart of your love to be united into that of God. In that light we can well say that we are brothers and sisters in the Divine Principle Family. We must be united into one in a higher dimension of love of God than we experienced in the outside world. With that standard we have to create an atmosphere of heavenly, divine love centering on our True Parents.
In a word, due to the human Fall, three types of love were lost in the very beginning. They were lost in one instant. So, in the restoration course, when we try to restore those three types, we must try to regain them all at once. The blessing is to be done on this level: in the beginning, when our first human ancestors fell, Adam and Eve became one in the evil power and fell far below the level of formation. Then, in regaining this position, we have to restore ourselves in the position of Adam and Eve united into one in the Godly path. In falling, these two lost three types of love, and by losing those, they fell. So, in restoring ourselves, we have to restore three hearts or three loves. By losing these three types of heart or love, they became false parents, and by restoring these three types of love, we are going to become True Parents.
But even after we are blessed we have still seven more years to go. Within the seven-year course in the Divine Principle movement, Master has set up holidays — Parents’ Day, Children’s Day, World Day and God’s Day. That should have been done during the seven-year course. Since even at the point of being blessed you still have the seven-year course left to reach the perfection stage, without your being united into one with Master, who has established that much to reach the standard of perfection, you cannot really be perfected. The last stage of perfection is the sphere of domination — indirect sphere of domination. So, only by becoming one with Master can you go through that stage without Satanic invasion. If you don’t excel in the heart of love toward God during that interval, you are liable to be vulnerable for the invasion of Satan. So, the central point or the first point in order to go through that seven-year course is love. The point is to be united in the love of the True Parents, and by becoming entirely one with them in great love, you can surpass the people of the Satanic world on the individual level and family level. You are in the position of the child being loved by God, in the position of the couple being loved by God, and in the position of parents in the love of God being able to love your own children. In other words, since our True Parents are already one with God, by becoming one with your True Parents, you are in the position of True Parents to other people of the world. If you would not let that position go and just cling to him and become one with him, you can safely pass through that seven-year course. After going through that last stage of perfection, you are going to enter the direct dominion of God. If you are in the direct dominion of God, there is no such thing as Satanic invasion there. There, you will be free from Satanic invasion. You will have nothing to do with Satanic power there, so in liberation from any darkness, without any Satanic power pulling you backwards, you will enjoy utter happiness.
I must repeat: in order to go on the seven-year course from here, even though you are blessed, you have to be able to deny all your past, all that you have had in the past, and you must be one with our True Parents, and start over again your new life from that point — denying your past families, friends, neighbors and relatives. By becoming one with the True Parents, you can reach that point safely. During that seven-year course, you must be able to restore your heart of love in God — in the True Parents. During that course you must not be distracted to look at beautiful women, handsome men in the outside world. However handsome and beautiful they may be, they will be far below the level where you are in God’s sight. You must remember that Jesus had to go through the stages after his marriage. If the chosen nation of the Israelites were cooperating with Jesus, he could have accomplished his mission this far, and in seven years he could have reached the perfection stage, where no Satanic invasion is possible. We must know that we can never enter the Kingdom of God without having our spouse blessed in holy marriage. In that case you must excel the position of Adam and Eve before the Fall. Both of you together must be able to go to the Kingdom of God. Jesus could not accomplish that much on both the spiritual and physical levels. So, he said he was going to come again, and after coming again in the flesh he was going to marry, and by building his family he could have reached that standard. Where are you situated? What is your position — is your position far better off than Jesus’ position? [BETTER!] -Why is it so? Because you can become higher, you can reach maturity and be blessed.
First of all, you are more than Jesus was, because you have your True Parents. Jesus was going to marry a bride to stand in the position of the True Parents. Your True Parents have already done that and you are in the position to have to do that in the future. You are not in the position to be persecuted by the people of the world as Jesus was. Even though the people of the world may persecute you, you can go on and be blessed by the True Parents, and they can never kill you. On the foundation which our Master has already laid, you are going to be the ones who can be blessed by their hands. You are in a position more elevated than Jesus. You must be grateful for having your Parents among you. In order for you to do that, you must restore the heart of love. Being connected with him in divine love, in your daily life, you would feel so much love toward your Master. The height of your love toward God and our True Parents will decide how elevated your spiritual standard is. You must always have a longing heart to see his family, his nation and the whole world established under God’s will. You must be cooperative with him to establish the Kingdom on earth. The standard of how to establish the Kingdom of God on Earth is the restoration of the heart of love on the family, tribal, nation and worldwide levels. By spreading and multiplying the love of God already planted within us, sharing that with other people of the world, we will be able to establish the Kingdom of God in God’s love.
It will be a treasure for you to have the experience of missing our True Parent to such an extent that you will be crying, missing him, and you will want to see him every minute of the day, and you would want to have him with you whenever you do anything. That’s the only occasion when you will really appreciate the mission God has given you. If you have such an experience, for instance, of seeing him in a vision or a dream, and if you feel like being united with him and seeing him, this is a precious experience. Then you may make statistics on what kind of dream you had, and note that on the next day you had several other kinds of dreams and visions. If you go on cultivating such experiences, you will reach the point where your heart will be broadened to be a channel of communication with the spirit world. Then your life in faith will be an experiential one, and if God is sad, you immediately feel sad. If God is happy, you become hilarious at that moment. In that world you will feel ecstasy, and feel like dancing about when God is happy. The people in faith must have such experiences as many times as possible during one day. When you are in that stage, on that level, you can even foresee what is coming that day. You must be on the base which your True Parents have laid, and by uniting with them you are in the position to see things and to predict things, and to feel what is coming. If you are in that depth of faith, you can just casually be sitting here and God will teach you. God will reveal Himself before you, guiding you always. When you are about to leave your home for somewhere, you will immediately sense whether something great or something mischievous will happen there. You must have the attitude of having God living in and abiding within you. So, whenever you are faced with anything, whenever you are going to do anything, you must consult your mind, where God is abiding — then you will not fail to do things. Do you have any questions?
Is it true that our original minds should be restored before our hearts? In a way, yes, because only after restoring your original mind can you see God working through you. But only by restoring the love of heart to the True Parents, to the love of God, can you restore the original mind. Even among the male members, when their depth of faith or ardor is so elevated as to see Master in visions and in dreams, they would miss him with almost tearful eyes and aching heart. Because if your parents are away, you would miss them and long to see them. It’s more than that you feel for your physical parents, so you would miss them with aching heart and tearful eyes. By original mind we mean the basis receptive to God’s love. Or, if you don’t find your original mind being receptive to God’s love, you cannot say that you have quite restored your original mind.
Any more questions? The most important thing we have learned today is the restoration of the heart of love. The core of what Master has said this morning is the restoration of the heart of love. So, you must remember that before the Fall, Adam and Eve enjoyed parental love, matrimonial love and children’s love — all centered on God’s love. There could have been grandparents, grandchildren, great grandparents and great grandchildren, uncles and aunts — all in one under God’s love, in utter harmony and beauty. In the Unified Family you must be feeling that. For instance, a girl must be feeling the same thing. If you have another female member above your age, you must think she is in the position of your elder sister. For the ones younger than you, you must feel the sensation of love you would have toward your younger sister, and you would feel toward still smaller ones as though they were your own children. Some you will love as though they were your own aunts, your mother, your grandmother, your great grandmother. Toward the male folks you must feel like they are your sons, your younger brothers, elder brothers, your uncles, your father, or you feel as you would toward your great grandfather, or great grandson. You must feel the love in your family according to their ages. You must have that kind of experience in divine love. Unless you do that, you are not qualified to be real members of the Unified Family. I want you to know that, and to realize that in your daily life. That is the realization of the restored heart of love. Only by putting that into practice can you enter the Kingdom of God.