The Daishonin states, "The best way to attain Buddhahood is to encounter a good friend."* Let's cherish all who are always there for us, and at the same time, let's we ourselves be the one who supports others. SGI is indeed a gathering of 'Good Friends'.**
*Three Tripitaka Masters Pray for Rain - WND-I, page 598
** Good friends - http://www.sgi.org/buddhism/buddhist-concepts/good-friends.html
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.