Buddhism Day by Day: Should the atmosphere at home be somber, you yourself can be the ‘sun’
“There are many people, many lives, on this planet, too numerous, in fact, to count. From this great multitude, we wondrously find ourselves together with those in our families — as parents and children, as brothers and sisters, as husbands and wives. If we do not live joyfully and cheerfully in the company of those with whom we share this profound bond, what is life for? Should the atmosphere at home be somber, you yourself can be the “sun.” By being a shining presence, you can cast the light of hope on you father, mother and whole family.”
Credit Daisaku Ikeda for the quote.