Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

By Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission GRAYING HAIR William Lyon Phelps once gave this advice on the subject of graying hair: “Were your hair to turn green or blue, then surely you ought to see...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Right Where You Are The most exciting and interesting place is right where you are. If the grass is greener in your neighbor’s backyard, it usually is because he...
Rev. Paul Osumi

Humanity Is One

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Confucianism teaches: “All within the four seas are brothers.” For Buddhism, “There is no caste in blood, which runneth of one hue.” Christianity holds that “God hath made...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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...
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

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission The ocean of life Not long ago Florentino Daz, an adventurous Filipino young man, got in a small boat in Kewalo Basin in Honolulu, and ventured out on a...
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

Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi TO LIVE IS TO SUFFER To live is to suffer in many ways. We can never change that fact. But the decisive thing is not the event itself but our reaction...
Rev. Paul Osumi

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...
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...

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