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....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Live Upstairs Ernest Dimnet in his book, “What We Live By,” says that we have an upstairs and downstairs in our life. To live a radiant life we must...
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission INDUCED BY DRUGS The New Yorker carried this cartoon: Two young women, in a small apartment, are trying to relax after returning from their day’s work. One says to...
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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

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Stunted Trees The Japanese very cleverly stunt great forest trees and make them into potted plants by tying up the taproot.  The trees then live off their surface roots...
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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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Today’s Thought

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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Today’s Thought

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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