[To My Friends] WOW SUN 10 JUN 2018–“One’s mind from the very beginning has been a Buddha.”

–WORDS OF THE WEEK– “One’s mind from the very beginning has been a Buddha.”(*) Our heart (mind) is endowed with boundless power! No matter what, chant daimoku. Let’s advance together with the women of Soka with “[Nam-myoho-renge-kyo …] the greatest of all joys.”(*) (*)The Orally Transmitted Teachings, p. 212 Full excerpt: “Great joy [is what] one experiences when one understands for the first time that one’s mind from the very beginning has been a Buddha. Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is the greatest of all joys.”

[To My Friends] FRI 8 JUN 2018–Young people challenging yourselves to gain employment, do your best!

Young men and women who are challenging yourselves to gain employment, do your best! With earnest prayer as the foundation, be sincere and true to yourselves as you play out a victorious drama that gives full play to your unique diversity, evidenced by the Buddhist principle of “cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms.”(*) (*)Buddhism teaches principle of “cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms,” which elucidates the unique diversity and beauty of all living entities. (cf OTT p. 200)