Wisdom for Mode…

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Sunday, November 24, 2013:

There is no one lonelier or more unhappy than a person who does not know the pure joy of creating a life for himself or herself. To be human is not merely to stand erect and manifest intelligence or knowledge. To be human in the full sense of the word is to lead a creative life.

The struggle to create new life from within is a truly wonderful thing. There is found the brilliant wisdom that guides and directs the workings of reason; the light of insight that penetrates the farthest reaches of the universe; the undaunted will to see justice done that meets and challenges all the assaults of evil; the spirit of unbounded care that embraces all who suffer. When these are fused with that energy of compassion that pours forth from the deepest sources of cosmic life, an ecstatic rhythm arises to color the lives of all people.

Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
Sunday, November 24, 2013:

The mission of art

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2 comments on “Wisdom for Mode…

  1. marcginsburg says:

    Perhaps nothing better describes to me the mission of art and what my writing is all about than the above passage.

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