Encouragement

Finding Happiness in Your Work

We each have a unique mission that only we can fulfill. But that doesn’t mean you should simply wait for someone to tell you what yours is, doing nothing until then. It is fundamental that you discover your…

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“You are the Playwright of your Own Victory”

You are the playwright of your own victory. You are also the play’s hero. Shakespeare wrote,“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players”(As You Like It, act II, Scene vii, line 139) Buddhism…

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“Create a Towering Self”

“By fighting to overcome great difficulties, we can thoroughly polish our lives and create a towering self. Therein lies true peace and happiness.” -Daisaku Ikeda   From The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra Volume 3, page 189 Wisdom…

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“True Friendship is not a Relationship of Dependence but of Independence”

The bamboo groves of autumn are gorgeous. Each bamboo tree stands independently, growing straight and tall toward the sky. Yet in the ground, out of sight, the roots of each tree are interconnected. In the same way, true…

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Peaceful does not mean a state of life free of toil and suffering.

Peaceful does not mean a state of life free of toil and suffering. Rather it means living without being swayed and without worries, no matter what happens. This is a state of true peace and happiness. -Daisaku Ikeda…

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