Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale, author, minister, and founder of Guideposts, was a champion of the power of positive thinking, and he continues to inspire new generations with his legacy of inspiration and optimism.
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The Powerful Stories That Bring Us Together

How people overcome differences and reach common ground.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 21: Angels and the Star of Bethlehem

On this, the 21st day of Advent, we share a devotion from Norman Vincent Peale that explores what it is that angels can teach us, at Christmas and all the year round.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 20: When Christmas Past Is Present

On this, the 20th day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale shares some inspiring memories of Christmases gone by.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 19: Making Ready for Christmas

On the 19th day of Advent, Guideposts founder Norman Vincent Peale reminds us that this is a time of anticipation, of preparation, of celebration.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 18: The Light of Christmas

On this 18th day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale celebrates the lights—and the Light—of Christmas.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 17: Words to Grow On

On this, the 17th day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale shares a valuable lesson his father taught him at Christmastime when Dr. Peale was just 10 years old.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 16: A Christmas Wish

On the 16th day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale tells of a small memento that brought home to him once again the true meaning of Christmas.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 15: The Perfect Gift

On this 15th day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale asks what, in this season of gift-giving, we should all be giving to God.

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 9: How Wonderful that Christ Was Born

On this ninth day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale, the founder of Guideposts, shares what he calls "the two enormous pillars upon which rest the truth of Christmas."

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26 Days of Advent with Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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Advent, Day 8: Let Christmas Happen to You

On this eighth day of Advent, Norman Vincent Peale, the founder of Guideposts, encourages us to let the true meaning of Christmas influence the ways we celebrate the season.

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