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 Reprinted with permission Three Rules For Happiness Alice Freeman Palmer advocates three simple rules for happiness. First, commit to memory every day something good, such as a Bible verse. Second, look for...
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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.”...
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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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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...
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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

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission A Long Headache Masefield is credited with this line: “Life’s a long headache in a noisy street.” We often get caught up in the incidentals of daily existence and...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission How To Die A group of soldiers was being entertained before leaving for the war front. One of them asked, “Will any of our friends here tell us how...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission WHEN YOU RETIRE Some people say, “I will work extra hard so I can retire early with enough money to play and have a good time.” But the trouble...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Later Thank You Think A bronze tablet on a wall in a Chinese garden contained these words: "Enjoy yourself. It is later than you think." If you are planning to do...

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