Encouragement

“Appreciation and Joy Multiply Our Good Fortune”

Happiness doesn’t lie somewhere far away. It is something we must achieve for ourselves through our present struggles in the here and now. An excerpt from the series “The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace,” which features key…

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Experience

Accumulating Indestructible Treasures of the Heart

Lee Zimmerman, of Prospect, Kentucky, overcomes his business struggles by embracing the spirit of financial offerings in the SGI. by Lee Zimmerman PROSPECT, KENTUCKY Living Buddhism: Thank you for sharing your experience with us! What was life like…

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Experience

Never Give Up

After nearly dying of an overdose, Kelvin Carr learns that his life is worth fighting for. by Kelvin Carr ORANGE, CALIF. Growing up, I suffered from terrible anxiety, making it difficult to say hello or even smile. Although…

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Encouragement

“Great Mountain” Chapter Debuts!

On May 3, 1979, SGI President Ikeda penned with lionhearted strokes the calligraphy “Great Mountain.” At the bottom, he wrote, “To my friends, I pray that your faith remains unwavering amid any storm.” On April 24, President Ikeda…

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Experience

“Strength Is the Hallmark of Youth”

Nefertiti Morris creates a harmonious family by changing herself first. by Nefertiti Morris BLOOMINGTON, IND. I was attending Indiana University in 2004, when my mother and four of her children moved in with me and my college roommate….

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