[To My Friends] TUE 10 JUL 2018–I am sending you daimoku

To all those affected by the torrential rains, I am sending you daimoku.(*) May you be safe! May you stay healthy! May you change poison into medicine!(**)(*) Torrential rains in southwestern Japan have caused massive mudslides and flooding, with the death toll at 126 and rising.(**) The Buddhist principle that earthly desires and suffering can be transformed into benefit and enlightenment by virtue of the power of the Law.

[To My Friends] SAT 7 JUL 2018–Let’s inspire our fellow members with reassurance and hope

“Words echo the thoughts of the mind and find expression through the voice.”(*) “Encouragement week” is upon us.(**) Let’s engage in heartfelt conversations with our fellow members and inspire them with reassurance and hope.(*)”The Unanimous Declaration by the Buddhas…,” WND-2, 843 (**)In Soka Gakkai in Japan, one week out of each month is designated as “encouragement week” for spending time visiting, meeting and encouraging fellow members and keeping meetings to a minimum.