[To My Friends] THU 18 OCT 2018–When we engage in dialogue with respect for the other person, our Buddha nature will manifest itself

When you bow to a mirror,   your reflection will bow back to you.(*) When we engage in dialogue with respect   for the other person, our Buddha nature   will manifest itself. Let’s advance along the great path of happiness   for oneself and others! (*)The Record of the Orally Transmitted Teachings, p. 165 Actual full quote: “When one faces a mirror and makes a bow of obeisance: the image in the mirror likewise makes a bow of obeisance to oneself.”

[To My Friends] WOW MON 15 OCT 2018–Let’s pray together to come up with original, creative ideas for our discussion meetings

It’s time for discussion meetings during the golden autumn season. Let’s pray together to come up with original, creative ideas for vibrant and dynamic gatherings! Let’s also thank the families who volunteer their homes and facilities for our activities and engage in discussions that sow seeds of happiness in people’s lives! Tentative translation of “Words of the Week” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

[To My Friends] SAT 13 OCT 2018–Our interactions within the Soka family spark our spirit and character

Let’s attend the satellite broadcast of the   monthly leaders meeting together with   our children and grandchildren. Our interactions within the Soka family   spark our spirit and character and   serves as the best nourishment for   our growth and development! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.