Buddhist Food for Thought 090114

Liz Who Motivates

For Today and Tomorrow

Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Monday, September 1, 2014:

A mother’s beliefs have a powerful influence on her children. In the realm of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism, too, the children of families where the mother’s faith is strong invariably develop into admirable adults.

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Buddhism Day by Day

 

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Monday, September 1, 2014:

We must establish the correct standard of value upon the foundation of the dignity of life. Leaders of society, including politicians and schoolteachers, should teach children the distinction between good and evil and lead society in the direction of goodness. Today, however, the higher the status that people achieve, the more wrongdoings they tend to commit. Those in high status think only of their selfish interests while exploiting ordinary people. The “me first” attitude prevails. Looking at those adults, children cannot possibly grow upright. Such…

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