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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission EACH DAY IS A LITTLE LIFE Dr. Joseph Newton points out that each day is a little life and each night a little death when we are lost in...
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Some people race along at top speed.  They burn the candle at both ends.  They neglect their rest, gulp down their food, and move fast in a wild dash to get ahead.  Nothing stops...

Today’s Thought: A Father Speaks

A FATHER SPEAKS As a father tucked his child in bed, he reproached himself:  "At breakfast I found fault.  You spilled things, gulped down your food, spread butter too thick on your bread.  I scolded...
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Extras

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “The joy of life is in its extras, the lovely things we do, the kind words we say, beyond what is expected of us.” Yes, it is the...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi TO LIVE IS TO SUFFER To live is to suffer in many ways. We can never change that fact. But the decisive thing is not the event itself but our reaction...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission FRUSTRATION Everywhere we meet men and women who are frustrated. To overcome the feeling of frustration we must accept facts about ourselves. One woman admitted, "The happiest day of...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A Barrel of Gold A kindly happy man once was asked why he acted as though he didn’t have a care in the world. He replied, “Because I have...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME Edward Howe said, “Instead of trying to love your enemies, treat your friends a little better.” The trouble with us is that we find it...
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by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission BACKACHE NOW After working all day a man was seen playing baseball with his son. The friend, looking over the fence, queried him, “Bill, aren’t you tired?” The man...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Republished with permission Worry “Worry is like a rocking chair - it will give you something to do but won’t get you anywhere.” Not only that - it will wear you out getting...

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