To My Friends

Let’s treasure old friends while
fostering new friendships!
Let’s create a solidarity of
encouragement that infuses
our local community with
vibrance and vigor by
engaging in dialogue free
of barriers.

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To My Friends

Let’s all praise and encourage
the youth who are engaged in
sharing Nichiren Buddhism with
others as well as lend our
wholehearted support to the
young members who joined
recently.
The SGI will triumph by fostering
capable individuals.

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To My Friends

Let’s take precautions to prevent
fires during this dry season.
Don’t leave flammable material lying around
or overload electrical outlets, and
don’t forget to conduct fire inspections
periodically.
Let’s all wisely exercise our “usual prudence”(*)!

(*)”The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra,” WND p. 1000 (“It is a matter of rejoicing that your usual prudence and courage, as well as your firm faith in the Lotus Sutra, enabled you to survive unharmed.”)

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To My Friends

When we hold discussion meetings,
a sense of freshness is important.
Don’t neglect careful planning,
imagination and creativity.
Let’s ensure that our gatherings
inspire everyone to renew
their determination:
“All right, I’m going to challenge
myself!”

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To My Friends

Praising effort and
cultivating people’s strengths
are key to fostering
capable individuals.
Let’s get to know our fellow
members well and provide
encouragement and
inspiration that resonate
in their hearts.

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