Rev. Paul Osumi

In The Garden

A bit of wisdom from an old Indian book: “Dig a hole in the garden of your thoughts. Into it put all your disillusions, disappointments, regrets, worries, troubles, doubts and fears — and forget....
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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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Faith In Humanity

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Every year the men of the 27th Wolfhound Infantry at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, invite a child from a Japanese orphanage in Osaka, Japan, as their guest of honor....
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Do It Now

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission If you intend to speak a kind word, speak it now. If you intend to do a kind deed, do it now. If you intend to write a...
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Today’s Thought

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...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission EACH TODAY Kazuo Kage of Wailuku, Maui, said, “Live each today so that when each tomorrow comes, each today will be a pleasant yesterday.” This is a good philosophy....
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Wrinkles in the Heart

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A speaker warned his audience, “Have a care lest the wrinkles in the face extend to the heart.” It is not shameful to have wrinkles in the face....
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Grumbling Habit The worst habit to fall into is the grumbling habit. It can spoil the whole climate of one’s life. To a grumbler nothing is right and...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A CURSE OF HUMANITY There was a woman who hated people of a certain race. Asked why she hated them, she could not give any good reason. Yet this...
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All Kinds of People

While we live our short life on this earth, we come in contact with all kinds of people - people of various colors, shapes, sizes and ways of life.  The problem is: What shall...

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