It is commonly said that we should control our time rather than be controlled by it. If we're stressed out, it's easy to feel pressured by time.
President Ikeda: Yes, that's why it's importnat to have a strong life force. And we can gain that kind of life force from doing gongyo and chanting daimoku.
Nichiren Daishonin writes: "It is the power of the Buddhist Law that enables the deities of the sun adn moon to make their rounds of the four continents".
The Mystic Law is the ultimate power underlying the unceasing operation of the universe. By chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, we can cause our lives to brim with that infinite power.
If you've got a busy morning, it's all right to just chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo three times to the Gohonzon. Chanting sincerely and strongly is what matters.
Remember, you have at your disposal the most powerful tool of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. So even when you're busy, don't forget to chant. It will let you greet the day filled with life force as vibrant and dynamic as the rising sun.
Value Creation, May 2014