A worldwide community for SGI Members
I had been sick and had not been able to attend a meeting in over a month. I had gotten so use to feeling ill that it was difficult to break out of it. Today I remembered the feeling I get when ever a meeting is over and how I feel so good and hopeful driving home. I told my husband this and he encouraged me to go even though he had himself caught my sickness. When I was driving to the meeting two of the members passed me in their car and yelled out hello to me through the window. WOW…Continue
Just sharing slideshows of my trip to the Badlands:
Added by Dan on June 23, 2011 at 3:39pm — No Comments
For almost 40 years, I've struggled with depression and a nagging feeling that something was “wrong” with me.
In 1983, at age 21, I'd dropped out of college because I had been too depressed to get out of bed and attend class. A few months later, I spent seven weeks in a mental hospital because I’d abused LSD and other drugs, including the bottle of antidepressant medication I’d tried to overdose on. The drugs had made me manic and psychotic. I didn't sleep, I had…Continue
Here is some Amazing Guidance about those Obstacles that come up and challenge us. I hope that it helps to put things into a bit of perspective when the only reality we see is the one that is in front of us. There is ALWAYS a bigger reason as to the way our Prayers are being answered.
DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT ----…
In this Amazing book on Prayer I wanted to share a quote that President Ikeda had said:
"Who answers our Prayers?
We do- through faith and effort.
No one does it for us."
When we are chanting, we are calling out from our lives the answers we need to have that Prayer realized. The benefits we receive, and whether we perceive them as positive or negative, they are always benefits to move our lives…Continue
Have been searching for a way to either download directly or find a site that I can download Nestor Torres and Herbie Hancocks Gongyo.
Does anyone know how or where this can be done?
If you feel tired ,,,Go home
Even busy ,,anyway Go home,,
Go home ,,,
GO back to…Continue
I just read this and had to share it!
President Ikeda said in his book "Buddhism in a New Light". "An important aspect of what we call
enlightenment, or human revolution, is to change the way we see ourselves and thus see the
unconditional value of life within us, which neither requires comparison with others nor depends upon
our transient appearance."
Added by Mary White on June 3, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments