Thailand: 3-Day Divine Principle Workshop for Leaders of HTM Movement
“True Leader and Owner of Model Peaceful Family and Community Development”
By FFWPU Thailand, Kamol Thananopavarn
FFWPU Thailand organized 3-Day Divine Principle Workshop at FFWPU Thailand headquarters on November 5-7, 2016, for 146 government and community leaders from Heavenly Tribal Messiah area in order to raise up them to have life of faith in Heavenly Parent and True Parents, practice principle lifestyle and blessed family tradition in their daily life as Cheon Il Guk citizens and take ownership in mission of Heavenly Tribal Messiah.
Most of participants are government and community leaders who had completed 40 days separation and 3 days ceremony from the provinces of northeast of Thailand (most successful Heavenly Tribal messiah area, such as province of Mahasarakham, Kalasin, Buriram, Surin, Sakhon Nakhon, Ubolratchathani, Amnatchareon and Bangkok.) Many of them have already begun to practice Hoon Dok Hae in daily life. Some of them have spiritual experience with True Parents.
Workshop began by opening ceremony, welcoming speech given by Rev. Kamol Thananopavarn, National Leader of Thailand and Dr. Lek Thaveetermsakul, Cheon Il Guk Special Envoy; Dr.Chung Sik, Regional President of Asia, gave opening speech. Mr.Jakrin Iamsam-ang, director of Pure Love Thailand gave 4 lecture – 1) Introduction to Principle 2) Principle of Creation 3) Fall 4) Principle of Restoration & Messiah. He gave lecture with many Buddhist quotation support as Buddhism and deep content of value of Messiah, Providence centering on Jesus, 400 years preparation of advent of Lord at Second Advent, parallel of history, Second Coming of Messiah to Korea, the Prophecy of Chung Gam Nok an Nostradamus. Mr. Jakrin has researched on Buddhist Holy Scripture to support the truth of Divine Principle since 23 years ago. It is really powerful and make all participants are so inspired and to let them open mind to welcome Heavenly Parent and True Parents to their heart as Buddhism and to become peace leaders to bring back the original ideal of creation by support the work of Messiah.
2nd day of Workshop, Dr. Chung Sik Yong gave powerful lecture, ‘Attribute of True Love’. All participants were moved and touched with concept of True Love from teaching of True Parents . Then, Mr. Somyot Ketsrisang, Director of Education, FFWPU Thailand, gave 3 lectures on True Parents’ Life Course in details and Rev. Kamol Thananopavarn, gave presentation on how True Parents as Savior and Messiah had paid indemnity for liberate fallen world and fallen history to return to the World of one human family centering on True Love. Participants were inspired by the life of sacrifice of True Parents to create ideal family and ideal world.
3rd day of Workshop, Dr. Chung Sik Yong gave presentation on ‘Mission of Peace Maker’. He explained about model of leadership who can overcome all temptations, become model blessed families and have ownership and vision to create model peaceful town and nation as Heavenly Tribal Messiah. Then, Mrs. Sangkom Netsopa, successful Heavenly Tribal messiah in Kalasin, gave explanation on blessed family tradition, including tithing and Sunday Family Fellowship. Dr. Lek Thaveetermsakul, gave presentation on topic “True Leader and Owner of Model Peaceful Family and Community Development” to give brief explanation of core teaching of True Parents on creating ideal family, community and nation.
Through workshop, participants are inspired by true love of Heavenly Parent and True Parents that expressed through Divine Principle and True Parents’ life course. They were admired by lecturers, staff and spiritual atmosphere of the headquarters. Also, they can meet friends from different districts and provinces and to create network of Heavenly Tribal messiahs and blessed families who attend True Parents. Workshop participants set determination to fulfill the goals as follow:
- to witness to other blessed families’ friends to attend next 3-day Divine Principle workshop
- to bring what they learned in this workshop to practice in daily life in their families and communities
- to create FFWPU blessed family community center by using the community leader house as center for practice Blessed Family Tradition, Hoon Dok Meeting, Weekly Family Worship and Divine Principle Workshop.
- to take ownership as New Heavenly Tribal Messiah who take ownership to take care other blessed families and witness to people in same and other communities
- I am so impressed and inspired by teaching of True Parents . I am so sorry that I meet True Parents very late in my life. From now on my life remaining on earth, I want to dedicate to serve True Parents and FFWPU with the heart of gratitude
- All lecturers are great, the teaching is clear and concise about love, ideal family and peace. I want to dedicate my life for making peaceful communities through FFWPU and True Parents teaching
- Gratitude to staff and atmosphere of love in workshop, especially I can meet with blessed families from different provinces, can be together and share about love and True Parents’ teaching. It’s like Kingdom of Heaven
After they graduate from workshop, many communities began to do worship service and HDH regularly. They gather together in big blessed family house and joyfully and heartistically do Kajeong Mengsei, bow down to True Parents, study HDH and embrace each other with love. Many of community leaders request for next Divine Principle Workshop and Home Group workshop to be organized again and again because they are ready to witness and take care others to become FFWPU members and model blessed families.