[To My Friends] SAT 15 JUL 2017–Make lionhearted efforts to treasure each person.

At meetings, let’s welcome our
fellow members and friends with
wholehearted sincerity and a
warm smile–with “the same respect
[one] would a Buddha.”(*)
Let’s make lionhearted efforts to
treasure each person.
That is the spirit of the SGI.

(*)”The Fourteen Slanders,” WND 1 p. 757
(phrase from Chapter 28 of the Lotus Sutra: “You should rise and greet
him from afar, showing him the same respect you would a Buddha.”)