The power of daimoku is boundless! It is the wellspring of courage and wisdom! Remember, "No prayer will go unanswered."* Let's advance with unwavering faith.
*"If you have faith in this Gohonzon and chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo even for a short while, no prayer will go unanswered, no offense will remain unforgiven, all good fortune will be bestowed, and all righteousness proven." (Commentary on "The True Object of Worship" by Nichikan Shonin)
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.
Courage calls forth courage. Share with others your personal experience about surmounting obstacles through prayer and action. Let's inspire determination and conviction in the hearts of our fellow members.
Time is a valuable asset. When gathering for discussion and planning meetings, let's ensure that we adhere to the time frame and are able to create positive value. Preparations are also important. Be wise and sensible leaders.
It is through people-to-people relationships that our lives become more vibrant and powerful. Let's wholeheartedly treasure the person who happens to be right before us.
Come, let's sow some seeds! Seeds of happiness in the life of that friend, and seeds of hope in the life of this friend. Let our smiles blossom across the globe, inspiring others one by one.
Take precautions against influenza! Make a habit of washing your hands and gargling, as well as fully protecting yourself against the cold and ensuring proper humidity level indoors. Also find creative means of preventing fatigue. Health management is the wellspring of victory!
All of you, men and women, who are struggling to find employment, do not be defeated, no matter how severe circumstances may seem. With earnest tenacity, let's triumphantly proceed along the path of our respective mission in life.
The determination we make now will open the way to our boundless future. Come, it's time to initiate action. Let's spend today engaging in an earnest struggle to tackle matters at hand.
There are frozen roads everywhere.* Be extremely careful of your footing and aware of the ground below your feet so that you don't slip and fall. Beware of accidents caused by vehicles sliding and crashing on ice. Newspaper deliverers, please make staying clear of accidents your number one priority!
Kosen-rufu is a struggle waged with words. The trailblazers are those responsible for promoting readership of the organization's newspaper. Thank you so much for your efforts! May your noble lives abound with fortune and benefit!