Treasures Of The Heart

More valuable than treasures in a storehouse are the treasures of the body, and the treasures of the heart are the most valuable of all. From the time you read this letter on, strive to accumulate the treasures of the heart!

Extract from “The Three Kinds Of Treasure”, The Writings Of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol. 1, . . . → Read More: Treasures Of The Heart

As I leave behind Neidin

Top of the morning to you, on St. Patrick’s Day! This beautiful Irish song has been going round and round in my head for a while, and I just had to share it with you.

First verse

As I leave behind Neidin It’s like purple splashed on green My soul is strangely fed Through the . . . → Read More: As I leave behind Neidin

Challenge #2: Undervaluing Yourself

“That’s all very well for you to say Terry”, you may say, “but what would anybody want to learn from me? I don’t have all your qualifications and awards and such!”

Let me remind you of the ‘Acres of Diamonds’ story. The essence of the story is that a farmer leaves his farm and goes . . . → Read More: Challenge #2: Undervaluing Yourself

The Creative Life

The Flowering of Creative Life Force

by Daisaku Ikeda

This is an excerpt from a speech delivered on April 18, 1974 (see

“The times when I have most intensely felt and experienced the inner reality of creation have been those times when I have thrown myself wholeheartedly into a task, when I have carried . . . → Read More: The Creative Life