Q: How do we encourage friends and family who are aging, slowing down physically and becoming more conscious of the time they have left?
A: The list of friends and family who have preceded us in death grows longer all the time. Nichiren Daishonin poetically observes in “Letter to Niike”: How swiftly the days pass! It makes us realize how few are the years we have left. Friends enjoy the cherry blossoms together on spring mornings, and then they