Rev. Paul Osumi

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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....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Blue Days Every person will find that he sometimes has dark days - days when he feels he is "down in the dumps." So do thousands of people. But we do...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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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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....
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The ocean of life Not long ago Florentino Daz, an adventurous Filipino young man, got in a small boat in Kewalo Basin in Honolulu, and ventured out on a...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Stop imagining things We often make ourselves miserable worrying about something that never happens. We make ourselves unhappy anticipating trouble that never comes. We spend agonizing hours expecting a malady from...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission RISKING YOUR LIFE A few years ago Devere Baker, with a crew of three, succeeded in landing on the island of Maui after having drifted 69 days on a...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission TWENTY-ONE WORDS When Dr. William Osler was a young man, he picked up a book and read twenty-one words that had a profound effect upon luis future. The words...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Art of Sitting Quietly In her book, “Gift from the Sea,” Anne Lindbergh tells how she goes apart from the world to a quiet beach where she can...

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