Rev. Paul Osumi

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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission KILLLING PACE The president of a bank dropped the telephone receiver back into its cradle and said to his secretary. “They have just found John dead at his desk...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission WORSHIPPING “BIGNESS” Here in America we tend to worship bigness. We are impressed by what is big ­—big cities, big buildings, big corporations. But size is an utterly fallacious...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Follow Your Rainbow The Mother Superior in Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” sings this piece of advice to the girl who had left the convent because of...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Sex Attraction Many a young man marries a girl for her beautiful face or her attractive figure. Many a girl marries a man for his handsome looks. But the trouble...
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By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission GIVING IS RECEIVING A prosperous manufacturer donated to a church a pipe organ costing $25,000. Then the Depression came and his business collapsed. Today he is on the caretaker’s...
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By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LIVE DANGEROUSLY The late President John F. Kennedy once remarked: “This is a very dangerous and uncertain world. No one expects that our life will be easy, certainly not...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “Show Me” In the play, “My Fair Lady,” a suitor glowingly declares his love for Eliza, the heroine. Eliza responded, “Show me!” It is one thing to declare one’s...
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By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission GO TO CHURCH Someone jokingly remarked. “Whenever I go past a church, I always stop to visit, so that when at last I‘m carried in, the Lord won’t say,...
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By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission SYMPATHY A man saw a number of children on a street, all crying. He asked them, “What’s the matter with you children?” They answered, “We’ve all got pain in...
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By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Crumbs of Happiness Happiness eludes us because we look for it from afar. We need to learn that joy comes from appreciation of the simple things. “A quiet hour...

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