Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission MARRIED HAPPINESS The prize winners at a picnic were announced, "Mrs. Smith won the ladies' rolling pin-throwing contest. Mr. Smith won the 100-yard dash." The art of being happy,...
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 IDENTIFICATION In introducing a speaker at a banquet once, the toastmaster had this to say about him: “This man has been closely identified with all the good things in...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A DAGGER “If fate throws a dagger at you, there are two places to take hold of it - by the blade or by the handle.” If fate throws...
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...
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

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

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

Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission HUNGER FOR APPRECIATION We all hunger for appreciation. We all crave the words of approval and recognition that make our efforts seem worthwhile. It is tragic that  many people keep...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission NEVER SAY DIE A passenger was terribly seasick on the ship deck. A steward came along and said, “Cheer up, sir. No man ever died from seasickness.” The sick...

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