To My Friends

In whatever field one chooses,
those who continue to wholly
dedicate themselves with firm
resolve are strong.
Such an individual will never be
defeated.
With unremitting effort and tenacity
of purpose, aim to be the most wonderful
and outstanding self that you can be!

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To My Friends

Let’s wholeheartedly praise
the dedicated efforts of
our noble fellow members,
“showing [them] the same respect you
would a Buddha.”(*)
A groundswell of growth and
development will unfold from the
joy that emanates from our lives.

(*)”The Fourteen Slanders,” WND 1 p. 757
(phrase from Chapter 28 of the Lotus Sutra: You should rise and greet
him from afar, showing him the same respect you would a Buddha.”)

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To My Friends

To the members of the young women’s
Byakuren volunteer group who are
cultivating warm friendship with
a refreshed spirit and courage–
may you all become absolutely happy!
Continue to fully live the greatest
springtime of your youth!

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To My Friends

Have great conviction in the Mystic Law
and carry out your great vow to
engage in compassionate propagation.
Prayer infused with strong resolve
will open the way without fail.
Let’s manifest the dynamic power of
Bodhisattvas of the Earth!

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To My Friends

Let’s attend meetings with
our families.
The inspiration we draw and the
determination we make from
such gatherings become the
driving force for creating a
happy and harmonious family.
Let’s advance along the great road
of happiness together!

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