To My Friends

Our final discussion meeting
of the year is coming up.
Let’s express our deep appreciation
to the families that offer their
homes and facilities for meetings.
Let’s praise one another for our
strenuous struggles, and engage
in dialogue infused with hope!
It’s time to launch a victorious start
[for the new year]!

NOTE: Monday is a press holiday so Words of the Week was published in today’s Seikyo Shimbun. “To My Friends” will resume Tuesday, Dec. 13.

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To My Friends

Take utmost precautions
to guard against fires
when the air is dry.
Remember that the
small things matter.
Let’s remind one another
to be careful of fires
and together spend
every day free of accidents!

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To My Friends

When we are busy, it is
the very time that we should
based our lives on deep prayer.
Let’s spend every day creating value
by manifesting vibrant life force
and enriched wisdom!

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To My Friends

People are cultivated and
polished into diamonds
as they engage themselves
and interact with other people.
Our everyday activities in
the SGI serve as the grand
arena for our personal
development.
Let’s charge forth with
an indomitable spirit!

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To My Friends

Take precautions to prevent
catching cold or succumbing
to influenza!
Take concrete measures, such
as washing your hands and gargling,
ensuring good ventilation and
using a humidifier when necessary.
Be a person of wisdom who places
priority on good health!

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