To My Friends
Words of the Week
From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
In kindling a fire, three things are needed: a good piece of steel, a good flint, and good tinder. The same is true of prayer. Three things are required—a good teacher, a good believer, and a good teaching—before prayers can be effective and disasters banished from the land.
The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 880
These excerpts are from "Daily Wisdom: From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin," a perpetual calendar of daily inspirational excerpts taken from the Gosho. This book is available for purchase at the online store Online Bookstore or your local SGI-USA Community Center bookstore.