Starting with our local discussion meeting, let's aim towards the glorious date of November 18th! Giving warm encouragement to those friends who are struggling to overcome various different problems and at the same time praising all of our members who have dedicated themselves so selflessly to achieving kosen-rufu, let's advance together in harmonious unity.
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.
Our life force becomes stronger to the extent that we make an effort to encourage others. That's when the great and expansive life condition of happiness opens up. Let's create a beautiful solidarity of people who constantly grow by supporting and looking out for one another!
To all of those members who are responsible for the promotion and subscriptions of our organisational newspapers, our other SGI publications and our other formats of our publications, thank you all so much for your noble efforts and hard work! Let's do all we can to spread this philosophy of hope in our local community, society and into the future!
A good refreshing smile and cheerful greeting is the first vital step to establishing friendships with the people who live around us. It's through our own exemplary actions and conduct that we develop and expand our connections in the local community!
Without enthusiasm, hard work and toil, no path to a great future appears. By learning together, taking action together and striving together to share this Buddhism with others, let's raise new talented people who are full of ability!
To all of our young people, don't be afraid of making mistakes. Burning with the "never-give-up" spirit, challenge yourself to create value boldly and dynamically!
The Daishonin teaches, "The voice carries out the work of the Buddha."* It is our words full of joy and conviction that move the hearts of our friends. Confidently and with enthusiasm, let's talk about our personal experiences of this practice with others!
Our faith and practice manifests itself in our daily lives as victory and success through the driving force of our chanting. In our local community, society or wherever we might be, let's always try to shine as good examples.
To the flag-bearers of peace and culture, the members of our music bands and fief-and-drum corps, thank you always for your tremendous efforts! Our advancement for kosen-rufu is forever accompanied by your joyful melodies!
"You cannot strike fire from flint if you stop halfway."* It's when we are in the midst of severe hardships that it's vital to have steadfast faith. No matter what, at the very end of the day let's come out the victors!
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