To My Friends

Friendships are life’s treasures.
Faith and trust are built through
efforts to go and meet with our friends.
Let’s share our sincere and genuine
heart and thoughts with
that friend, and this friend.

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

Traffic accidents are caused by
a careless or cavalier attitude.
Never drive while doing something
else such as texting, or talking
with a cellphone at your ear!
Let’s make plans that are flexible
and reasonable, with safety
our number one priority.

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

Golden Week(*) is finally upon us.
Let’s strengthen our bonds with
friends and relatives whom we
don’t usually have a chance to see.
Let’s spend each day meaningfully,
cultivating and expanding new
friendships and exchanges.

(*)Japan is entering “Golden Week” that comprises many holidays, which includes April 30 (Showa Day–originally Emperor Showa’s birthday), May 3 (Constitution Memorial Day), May 4 (Greenery Day), and May 5 (Boy’s Day).

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

When we take action for
the sake of others, we are
are able to manifest greater
strength than when we take
action merely for ourselves.
This is the way of life of Soka.
Together, let’s lead lives of
unwavering conviction!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

As the saying goes,
“A clear spring flows beneath your feet.”
Create your mission where you are and
achieve results through effort and challenge!
From there, the doors to brilliant success
will open without fail!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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