Let’s spend a meaningful three-day weekend(*)
and remain absolutely free of accidents!
When driving, make safety your foremost priority,
such as turning on the headlights early (at sunset).
Let’s remember to “be millions of times more
careful than ever,” as the Daishonin cautions.(**)

(*)September 16 is Respect for the Aged Day”
(**)”The Hero of the World,” WND-1, page 839.

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