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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Sunday, January 20, 2013:

Strengthen your resolve more than ever. Ice is made of water, but it is colder than water. Blue dye comes from indigo, but when something is repeatedly dyed in it, the color is better than that of the indigo plant. The Lotus Sutra remains the same, but if you repeatedly strengthen your resolve, your color will be better than that of others, and you will receive more blessings than they do.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 615
The Supremacy of the Law
Written to Oto and her mother, Nichimyo, on August 4, 1275

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