Scobie John /Buddhist Food for Thought 122214 SGI-UK/Japan

* As mentioned yesterday Japan had a national press holiday yesterday so there is no To My Friends. Back up to speed from today onwards though!
 
Monday, Dec. 22nd, 2014
— DAILY GOSHO —
“Where there is unseen virtue, there will be visible reward.”

(Unseen Virtue and Visible Reward 
– The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol.I, page 907) 
Selection Source: SGI President Ikeda’s guidance, 
Seikyo Shimbun, December 21st, 2013

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd, 2014
—- DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT —-
“The Bolivian poet Franz Tamayo (1879–1956) wrote: ‘Life, whether joyful or not, has a supreme refuge—the smile!'[1]
 
SGI Newsletter No. 9157, The New Human Revolution––Vol. 27: Chap. 1, Young Shoots 40, translation released Dec. 19th, 2014

[1] Translated from Spanish. Franz Tamayo, “Nuevos Rubáyát” (New Rubaiyat), in Obra escogida (Selected Works), (Caracas, Venezuela: Biblioteca Ayacucho, 1979), p. 214.

* The Japanese kanji is available by clicking on Seikyo Shinbun’s
web-site address at http://www.seikyoonline.jp/news/index.html

— KYO NO GOSHO —
“INTOKU AREBA YOHO ARI”
(Gosho Zenshu, page 1178)
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