[To My Friends] FRI 30 JUN 2017–Let’s commence a grand march of our shared struggle!

The more adverse the situation, the stronger our indomitable spirit and the more we praise and encourage one another. That is the SGI spirit. Let’s commence a grand march of our shared struggle! Translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance, with universal value and application. http://www.daisakuikeda.org (write tmf_daily@icloud.com for daily mailings)

[To My Friends] THU 29 JAN 2017–Win over yourself of yesterday!

“Each and every one of you should be certain deep in your heart.”(*) The force for breaking through deadlock arises from our prayers infused with the great vow for kosen-rufu. Win over yourself of yesterday! Advance one step or even half a step more! (*)”The Actions of the Votary of the Lotus Sutra,” WND I p. 764 Full quote: “Each and every one of you should be certain deep in your heart that sacrificing your life for the Lotus Sutra is like exchanging rocks for gold or dung for rice.”

[To My Friends] WED 28 JUN 2017–A breakthrough is imminent!

As a Japanese proverb goes, “One is the mother of ten thousand.” When we wholeheartedly treasure each person with whom we have a connection, we are able to create countless waves of hope. A breakthrough is imminent! Translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance, with universal value and application. http://www.daisakuikeda.org (write tmf_daily@icloud.com for daily mailings)

[To My Friends] FRI 23 JUN 2017–“If one’s mind is strong, the protection of the gods also is sure to be firm.”

The Daishonin, quoting Miao-lo, states, “‘If one’s mind is strong, the protection of the gods also is sure to be firm.’”(*) The harsher the adversity, the more vigorously we should push forward with powerful prayer that rouses the protective forces of the universe to action! (*)”Errors of the True Word and Other Schools,” WND II, p. 437 A quote found throughout the gosho, from Volume eight of “The Annotations on “Great Concentration and Insight” by Miao-lo. Translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance, with universal value and application. http://www.daisakuikeda.org (write tmf_daily@icloud.comRead more

[To My Friends] THU 22 JUN 2017–Men’s division members, let’s brim with lionhearted courage!

Mens’ division members of our stronghold– together, let’s engage in a manly struggle and advance vigorously! Let’s aim to bring forth our ultimate strength, brimming with lionhearted courage! Translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance, with universal value and application. http://www.daisakuikeda.org (write tmf_daily@icloud.com for daily mailings)