Nichiren Daishonin affirms,
“Ordinary people keep in mind
the words ‘earnest resolve’
and thereby become Buddhas.”(*)
The depth of our life will be determined
by the breadth of our present resolve.
Let’s live to fulfill a great and noble ideal!

(*)”The Gift of Rice,” WND 1, p. 1125

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.