Experience
Sumiko George at her home in Anniston, Alabama, March 2021.

‘I Feel Like We Lived a Romance Novel’

Living Buddhism met with SGI-USA pioneer member Sumiko George, who celebrates her 63rd year of Buddhist practice this year. We asked her about her early years, her faith and her beautiful life with her husband, Robert George. Living Buddhism: Hello, Sumiko….

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Experience

Never Retreating a Single Step

How our family defied all odds to accomplish our dream of owning a home.

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Experience

With Appreciation Comes Happiness

By Leonides Arpon Brooklyn, N.Y. My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me citizenship. Because of my Filipino ethnicity, I also dealt with…

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Experience

Discovering a Life of Appreciation and Joy by Marc Giannavola

A year ago, you could have described me as negative, standoffish and generally unhappy. Though I hadn’t experienced any serious hardships in life, I lacked appreciation for everything and everyone around me. My attitude caused me to be…

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Encouragement

What is Love? Part 2

With some people, however, once they have gotten into a relationship, they have a hard time saying “no” to the other person for fear of losing them. In that respect, love is like riding in a car with…

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