Encouragement
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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…

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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…

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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…

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Resolve to be the Sun

Resolve to be the sun. This is the first thing you must do. As long as you are the sun, no matter what problems you may be facing now, the…

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“When we chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, the sun rises in our lives.”

When we chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, the sun rises in our lives. When we ourselves become the sun, all darkness vanishes. The light of our prayer can even reach and benefit those…

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