Today I became an official member of SGI after being a friend of this organization for years. Thank you Xi’an Glynn for introducing me to this practice, for never pressuring me to join until I was ready, and for being my spiritual life partner. Thank you every member of SGI who has been incredibly kind and helped me in my own growth.

“Buddhism aims to make people free in the most profound sense; its purpose is not to constrict or constrain. Doing these daily prayers is a privilege, not an obligation. Tenacious efforts are required, but these are for our own sake. To have great benefits or develop a profound state of life, we have to exert ourselves accordingly.”
– The Liturgy Of The Soka Gakkai International

today’s affirmation: I have faith