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From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Wednesday, May 29, 2013:

When one carries out the single practice of exercising faith in Myoho-renge-kyo, there are no blessings that fail to come to one, and no good karma that does not begin to work on one's behalf. It is like the case of a fishing net: though the net is composed of innumerable small meshes, when one pulls on the main cord of the net, there are no meshes that do not move. Or it is like a garment: though the garment is composed of countless tiny threads, when one pulls on a corner of the garment, there are no threads that are not drawn along.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 133
Conversation between a Sage and an Unenlightened Man
Recipient unknown; written in 1265

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