The Age of 42 is When You Take the Role Gods Want You to Play

Faces of people are beautiful who, even without any religious faith, have been working hard for many years experiencing many things and leading their lives according to their conscience. Faces of craftsmen and people who have been devoting themselves to their work are also beautiful.

  • faith 信仰
  • conscience 良心
  • craftman 職人
  • devote 捧げる

On the other hand, faces of people are ugly who belong to vicious religious organizations and try to persuade others frantically to join the organization for money. They may as well have no religious faith without committing sins as have incorrect faith.

  • on the other hand 一方
  • belong 属している
  • vicious 悪徳の
  • frantically 狂乱的に
  • pearsuate 説得する

As you live long and conscientiously, even if you don’t have any religious faith, you will come to think before you die that you’ve been kept alive or that there may be something great in the universe. If you think so just before you die, however, it’s a little bit regrettable. As you devote yourself to work or artistic accomplishments and try to live so that those around you can be happy, you’ll come to begin to feel “Something Great” in the early years of your life.

  • alive 生きている
  • regrettable 残念な
  • artistic accomplishment 芸事

Those who live righteously and to their hearts’ content will come to have gratitude toward their ancestors and gods after they become 42, which is called Yaku Doshi in , or a critical age, even without any particular religious faith. The critical year is not an unlucky year when something bad happens but a year when you take the role that gods want you to play. From a spiritual point of view, the critical age for women is 42 years old, too. There is a twelve-year cycle in human lives. The duration of human life will be 12o years at longest(12 years ×10). The age of 36 and 42, which is the middle point between 36 and 48, are critical ages.

  • gratitude 感謝の気持ち
  • ancestor 先祖
  • critical 極めて重要な
  • at longest 長くても

The role gods wants you to take is for you to have a correct faith, or to have gratitude toward gods by yourself secretly without joining any religious group. If you cannot recognize this at all, unfortunately, it is possible that your journey in this world called life is quickly finished and you leave this world earlier than expected.

  • correct 正しい
  • secretly 密かに
  • recognize 認識する

The age of 42 is not an unlucky year to dread but a critical year that you awake of the correct faith. Also, it’s time for the consequences of your past life customs to appear physically. It’s also the best age when you have a thorough medical examination.

  • dread 恐る
  • awake 目覚める
  • consequence 結果
  • thorough 徹底的な

生かして頂いて ありがとう御座います

I Ka Shi Te I Ta Da I Te  A Ri Ga To U Go Za I Ma Su

Thank you so much for keeping me/us alive.