Brief Guidances

Q: How can I live true to myself when I often feel like I have to be a certain way to fit in?

Answer:  Just as trees bloom in their own distinct way, we should strive to live in the way that is most natural for us. This is the purpose of our Buddhist practice. Nichiren Daishonin also stressed that our essential identity is “something that was not worked for, that was not improved upon, but that exists

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