In order to decide in our mind that we will become happy and advance, we must give rise to that desire.
When our soul shines, that desire naturally arises.
What we must do so that our soul will shine?
To purify the soul, faith and practice is foremost. Through the practice of faith and practice, which begins with chanting the Odaimoku and the sutra, our soul is naturally purified.
When our soul is purified, the original light of our soul naturally appears and strength wells up from within us. When this happens, we become active as though being driven by something. It joints with the path of happiness for human life. That is why we first earnestly devote ourselves to faith and practice.