Experience

Remaining a Lifelong Youth by Bessie Kay

Forty years ago, I started practicing Nichiren Buddhism. I was 50 years old at the time. I hadn’t experienced any dramatic suffering, but I was nonetheless plagued by basic questions regarding life. I wondered, for instance, why some…

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Study Concept: Faith for Overcoming Obstacles

When we exercise with weights, the resistance strengthens our muscles and helps them grow. Similarly, the difficulties and challenges we encounter along the journey of life enable us to strengthen and improve our lives and our character. By…

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Encouragement

“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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News

Passionate Seeking Spirit: From the October 17th World Tribune

On a Introductory Exam Session SGI President Daisaku Ikeda attended: “It was evident how hard all of them had studied for this day. How noble they were! Here were ordinary people— neither scholars nor priests —taking time out…

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Experience

A Mission of the Heart by Jay Lutsky

For years, I struggled with understanding my mission in life. I was raised Jewish in New York City, where there was strong familial pressure to become a doctor or dentist. Without too much resistance, I went to dental school…

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