Rev. Paul Osumi

Light A Candle

The Christophers teach that it is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. They stress the importance of the individual in the righting of wrong. At times you feel you are alone...
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

Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LIFE’S NEEDS Emerson said the needs of life are much fewer than most people realize. We need someone to love and be loved so that we can share our...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Fighting The Problem A certain teacher repeatedly admonished his class, "Don't fight the problem." What he means is that the energy spent in worrying about the problem should be spent in...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi The Aspirin Age Someone has characterized this as “The Aspirin Age”. Living a fast, hectic, worry-laden life, we often develop headaches. To cure these headaches we consume aspiring. It is said...
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Handicap

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Do you have some handicap? Are you having a hard time? Stop pitying yourself. Accept your hand as it was dealt to you and play the game. Don’t...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Only One Problem

In these days of pressure and tension, we are driven almost to distraction by our work. How many times have you thought as you went to bed, “How can I ever meet all the...
Rev. Paul Osumi

True Success

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission We often think of success in terms of money one has accumulated or fame one has attained. But here is a definition of true success: “He has achieved...
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Life Is An Adventure

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission LIFE IS AN ADVENTURE It’s good to see a man who loves life, who enjoys it and does not simply endure it. It is good to see a man...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission BROTHERHOOD We often talk glibly about “building bridges of understanding” around the world. However, brotherhood ought to begin at home on a person-to-person basis. We must cultivate friendships with...

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