Dear Friends,
The month of march showed how much our sangha has come together in the past year. We began by celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the Founding of Rissho Kosei-kai, and ended by supporting our member, Kimberly, in her loss of her wife, Angela. It is with deep, deep gratitude that I thank all of you for your help and support in all of our endeavors in March. Let us now joyfully look forward to the celebration of the birth of the Buddha on April 8. With death there is the reminder of birth, rebirth, and its continuous cycle. With grief there follows acceptance, contentment, and the cycle goes on. Every summer brings fall, then winter, then spring. Let us be aware and be happy in whatever moment we are in, for it will pass away. For this moment I am grateful for all of you.