[To My Friends] WED 5 JUL 2017–Let’s express our appreciation and respect for our “uncrowned friends”

I express my heartfelt appreciation and respect to our “uncrowned friends” –the organizational newspaper deliverers– who dauntlessly sprint fleet-footed along silvery paths. Please take great care to use good common sense and remain absolutely free of accidents! 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] MON 3 JUL 2017–The visible rewards gained from unseen virtue are boundless and immeasurable.

–WORDS OF THE WEEK– Hurrah to our awe-inspiring fellow members! A great victory was won based on the solidarity of the people.(*) The visible rewards gained from unseen virtue are boundless and immeasurable.(**) Let’s all gain even more trust from those around us together with even more fortune and benefit and lead magnificent, triumphant lives! (*)Soka Gakkai (in Japan) endorses the Komeito party, which has won a sweeping victory in the July 2, 2017, Tokyo Metropolitan assembly election. All 23 candidates won their seats. The Komeito was originally founded by Soka Gakkai in 1964 but later separated as an independentRead more

[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)