The Certainty of Enlightenment

If we knew that the path of our lives was secure, that there was certainty of enlightenment how free would we feel? Would our burdens be easier if we did not have to worry about happiness? Contained within the Lotus Sutra is the heart and soul of all the messages of all the Buddhas. It isn’t easy to believe this; we may struggle with accepting the truth of the message of the Buddha. Yet I wonder how is it easier to accept messages that deny us our ability to be happy. Which message do you allow to penetrate the core of your life?

Lotus Path: Practicing the Lotus Sutra Volume 1