It’s the season of fresh departures.* Let's make sure that we express our heartfelt appreciation to all those people who have supported us up until now, starting with our parents! Let’s always walk the path of gratitude, never forgetting to return the kindness we have received from others!
* Many young people in Japan are graduating from school or college at this time of the year, and moving on to a new phase in their lives. Similarly, working people are moving into new positions as of April 1st.
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application