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Express Your Appreciation

A husband to his wife as he finished dinner: "Alice, tha was the best chicken I have ever eaten."  He always praised her culinary efforts.  The art of expressing appreciation must be cultivated.  No...
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Father Was Too Busy

A father whose son had gotten into trouble pondered, “I can’t understand. We have treated him well. He had his own room, his own camera, and his own gun. He had everything.” Yes, he...
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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 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...
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All Kinds of People

While we live our short life on this earth, we come in contact with all kinds of people - people of various colors, shapes, sizes and ways of life.  The problem is: What shall...
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Today’s Thought

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....
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Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Our Turn Almost every day we read of the death of someone we know. We are prompted to reflect, “Will my life be similarly cut short?” We all tend...
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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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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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To Die Is An Adventure

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Sir James M. Barrie said, “To die will be an awfully big adventure.” Life after death cannot be proved. But that ought not to disturb us. The things...

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