Repaying one's debts of gratitude* is the very spirit of our Buddhist practice. A heart full of appreciation and gratitude is what makes us strong. Let's adorn February -- the traditional month for our dynamic development in introducing others to this practice -- with a renewed fresh spirit!
*On Repaying Debts of Gratitude - WND1, page 690
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.