Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A thorn in the flesh To have to face life with a handicap, a constant thorn in the flesh, a cranky boss, a nagging wife, a thoughtless husband, an...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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.”...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The Foolish Man The foolish man is one who works without rest. He goes to the office Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. He never wastes time in recreation. He always...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission AN OPTIMIST “An optimist is like a tea kettle that manages to whistle even though it is up to its neck in hot water.” An optimist in actual life:...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Deadly Weapons

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A food chemist once observed, “The deadly weapons used by man in committing suicide are the knife, fork and spoon.” We must keep our bodies fit by taking...
Rev. Paul Osumi

What Is Life

“Life today is a hideous humdrum, a ghastly joke. Birth, toil, death and, at the end, a jump in the dark — nothing else.” On the contrary, life is largely what we make of...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Never Trouble Trouble There was a woman who for 50 years had the habit of looking under her bed every night for a burglar. If she had found one...
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Today’s Thought

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...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission “I AND THOU” When the body of Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary General of the United Nations, was found in a plane wreck, he had with him the book, “I And...

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