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Today’s Thought: Sushin

SUSHIN Shitte iru furi wo Suru yori mo Shiranai koto ni Shite ita hou ga Umaku ikimasu Don’t pretend you know it. It’s better to admit your ignorance.   Photo by JasonDGreat
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In The Mind

Many of our illnesses have their origin in the mind. Our disturbing sense of guilt and our deep-seated fear play havoc with our health. Our grudges, resentments, envy and jealousy, poison our body and...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Do you have some handicap? Are you having a hard time? Stop pitying yourself. Accept your hand as it was dealt to you and play the game. Don’t...
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A High Opinion Of Himself

“A man was asked why he talked to himself so much. He replied, For two reasons. First, I like to talk to a smart man. Second, I like to hear a smart man talk.”...
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Express Your Appreciation

A husband to his wife as he finished dinner: "Alice, tha was the best chicken I have ever eaten."  He always praised her culinary efforts.  The art of expressing appreciation must be cultivated.  No...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi | Reprinted with permission| Bennett Cerf, a famous publisher-author-lecturer, exhorted a Honolulu audience: “Be happy. Go around with a grin and expect to have a good time and you’ll have one....
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Feeling Trapped

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Two skeletons were hanging in a closet. One said, “You know, if we had any guts, we’d get out of here.” Some people feel trapped in life. Bitter...
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Money, Money, Money

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “Oh, money, money, money, thou art health and life and peace; he that hath thee can rattle his pockets at the devil.“ Can he? Can he rattle his...
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Today’s Thought: Your Past Blunder

YOUR PAST BLUNDER It is futile to torment yourself by brooding over past blunders. Too much self-reproach for things you cannot undo renders you unfit to do your best with what is left of life....
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Only Skin Deep

“Unhappiness Is Only Skin Deep” headlined an advertisement on a new book on plastic surgery. The sad fact is that many people believe happiness comes from superficial things. Happiness cannot be obtained through external means...

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