To My Friends

It takes collective strength
to achieve kosen-rufu.
Leaders should be thoughtful
and considerate to enable
everyone to give full play to
their unique character and
abilities.
Let’s triumph with prayer and wisdom!

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To My Friends

The sun sets earlier at
this time of the year.(*)
In the evenings when visibility
is poor, be ever vigilant to guard
against traffic accidents
and other mishaps and dangers.
Carelessness is our greatest enemy.

(*)This may not be true for those living farther north or south of the equator.

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To My Friends

The true worth of a Buddhist
lies in one’s actions as a human being.
Every day, tread a path of unwavering
sincerity so that those around you will
look up to you with respect and admiration!

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To My Friends

Let’s advance the creation of
happy and harmonious communities
in synergy with our meeting places that
are volunteered for use by members.
Let’s remember to express our gratitude
in words to those who provide meeting and
activity venues, as well as to their families,
while not forgetting to show our appreciation
and consideration to the neighbors.

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To My Friends

How young a person is at
heart is not determined
by age.
One who advances vibrantly
toward life’s goals is an
eternal youth!

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