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Nothing is irredeemable in youth

Nothing is irredeemable in youth. Rather, the worst mistake you can make when young is to give up and not challenge yourselves for fear of failure. The past is the past and the future is the future. Keep…

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Do Something, Start Something

“Do something, start something. As you make consistent efforts, you will begin to see your goals come into focus. You will discover your mission-the one only you can fulfill.”  –Daisaku Ikeda from Discussions on Youth (World Tribune Press,…

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Effort and hard work construct the bridge that connects your dreams to reality.

“Of course, if you make no efforts, your dreams will amount to nothing but sheer fantasy. Effort and hard work construct the bridge that connects your dreams to reality. Those who make steady efforts are filled with hope….

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On the Stage of My Mission by Josh Joffee

In 2001, I became a first-grade teacher at a New York City public school. A senior teacher told me that I could expect a “honeymoon period,” where students are on their best behavior for the first week or…

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The Gohonzon

A famous passage from the writings of Nichiren Daishonin states, “I, Nichiren, have inscribed my life in sumi ink, so believe in the Gohonzon with your whole heart” (“Reply to Kyo’o,” The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1,…

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