Pleasant greetings will open the door to another's heart. Let's remind one another of this with open smiles. Trust and friendship are life's supreme treasure.
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.
To my friends who are about to make a debut on your new stage in the working world as young adults-- Challenge yourself with dauntless courage! Always take sincere actions! Win others' trust!
Let's set clear-cut goals as we begin the new school and business year. With "faith equals daily life" as our guide, let's establish a solid daily rhythm and charge ahead. Strong prayer is our bedrock.
Those who have a prime point in faith that they can return to are strong. They are not deadlocked! They are never defeated Embracing our vow in our hearts, let's take flight into the future.
Let's challenge ourselves to accomplish "time revolution"! Organize the essential points to be presented for discussion and planning and make earnest efforts to adhere to the scheduled closing time. Let's create value through deep and sincere prayer!
A voice brimming with life force will propel the era forward. Blaze with the determination to gain others' understanding of our movement, no matter who they may be.
Let's extend our appreciation to our noble men's and women's group leaders. Their steady, strenuous struggles are the driving force for victory over all. Let's advance spiritedly together!
Spring, a season for cultivating friendships, has arrived! When going out, don't forget to confirm that all locks are secured and there are no fire hazards. Please ensure that you remain absolutely free of accidents. Let's send forth a profusion of "blossoms of dialogue"!
These are the foundation of our SGI activities: earnestly reciting gongyo and chanting daimoku; challenging oneself to widely engage in Buddhist dialogue; and steadily fostering capable individuals. Shine as an excellent role model for practitioners of Nichiren Buddhism.
To my fellow members who are striving hard at your jobs--be victorious at your present workplace! Times of difficulty provide the best opportunity for developing trust. Become a champion of human revolution!