Norman Vincent Peale has changed countless lives with his uplifting and practical spiritual advice. In this bestseller he shares daily inspirational nuggets of wisdom gleaned from over fifty years of his writings and speeches.
His message is simple. The keys to happiness and success are faith in oneself, faith in others and faith in God. He calls this concept ‘Positive Thinking’.
According to Dr. Peale, by sincerely and persistently applying the principles illustrated in these daily devotionals, we can experience an amazing improvement within ourselves, and a positive change in the circumstances in which we live.
About the Author
Peale was born in Bowersville, Ohio, the oldest of three sons of Charles and Anna (née Delaney) Peale. He graduated from Bellefontaine High School, Bellefontaine, Ohio. He earned degrees at Ohio Wesleyan University (where he became a brother of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta) and Boston University School of Theology. Raised as a Methodist and ordained as a Methodist minister in 1922, Peale changed his religious affiliation to the Reformed Church in America in 1932 and began a 52-year tenure as pastor of Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan. During that time the church’s membership grew from 600 to over 5,000, and he became one of New York City’s most famous preachers.