Remember, “It is the heart that is important.”(*) When we chant daimoku and take action with a sense of appreciation, our lives will shine with fortune! Let’s work for kosen-rufu with joy and courage to create happiness for ourselves and others. (*)”The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra,” WND I, p. 1000
It’s time to make a fresh start. The first step toward gaining trust is through sincere actions. Become a reliable and indispensable individual in the place of your mission!
Genuine feelings of appreciation should be expressed with words. Let’s convey our heartfelt gratitude through words such as “Thank you for all you do” and “We owe it all to you.”
Learning is light and knowledge is power! As long as we continue striving to learn, we will not be deadlocked. A person with a passion for learning shines with hope and happiness.
When we are busy, we should pay particular attention to maintaining our health, such as by eating balanced meals and getting plenty of sleep. Let’s advance vibrantly, making good health and absolute safety our number one priority!
Buddhism is about the present and future. It is always from now, right here that we can chant daimoku and make a fresh start. Today, again, let’s cheerfully play out a drama of our human revolution!
Our earnest prayer in the morning enables us to tap into the wellspring of our lives and manifest potent life force. Be a champion of the people with a warm, magnanimous heart who can can create hope and joy in the most most ordinary daily situation.
Fellow members who are struggling through hardship and adversity– remember that we have our faith and practice [in Nichiren Buddhism]. The vicissitudes of “winter” will transform into the glory of “spring” without fail! Now is the time to chant daimoku with great conviction!
Fostering the Future Division(*) members is the most lofty and noble endeavor for sustaining the “life” of the Mystic Law. Let’s all express our utmost respect and appreciation to those responsible for their care and development. (*)In Japan, this comprises young people from around age 6 to 18.
Nichiren Daishonin affirms, “A person who upholds the Lotus Sutra is repaying the debt of gratitude owed to father and mother.”(*) Youthful successors– challenge yourself in the two ways of practice and study and be individuals who genuinely treat their parents with kindness and respect. (*)”The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude,” (WND II, 638) The next sentence reads, “Even if one does not feel in one’s own heart that one can do so, one can repay it through the power of this sutra.” (https://www.nichirenlibrary.org/)