Nichiren Daishonin asserts,
“Not once have I thought of retreat.(*)
Let’s continue to pray and run exhaustively
with the courage that arises from our
direct connection with the Daishonin’s spirit,
while encouraging one another as fellow members
who have “become as inseparable as fish
and the water in which they swim.”(**)

(*)”The Great Battle,” WND-2, 465
(*)(*)”The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of life,” WND I, p. 216