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.
An artist's whimsical rendering of a postcard traveling around the world
Positive Thinking

Pass It On: Posted

A Guideposts staffer discovers the joys of communicating with pen pals via postcard.

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An artist's rendering of a computer with a recycling logo on its monitor screen
Finding Life Purpose

Pass It On: Digital Soul

A New Jersey group donates refurbished older computers to families who can use them.

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Santa working on a toy in his workshop
Finding Life Purpose

Pass It On: Santa's Workshop

These full-grown men makes unlikely elves, except at Christmastime.

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A man in a Santa suit guides a hospitalized boy to the source of hope & healing.
God's Grace

A Job Too Big for Santa

An amateur Santa guides a hospitalized boy to the source of all hope and healing.

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A circle of friends gather in prayer.
Power of Prayer

Prayers for a Beloved Pooch

She prayed for the dog that had run out in front of her car. Would her prayers be heard?

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Shannon Gurley O’Donnell enjoys a cup of tea.
Positive Thinking

Counting Her Blessings

A sleepless night is made tolerable by reminding herself how rich and full her life is.

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A woman peers anxiously out through her closed blinds.
Emotional and Mental Health

Agoraphobia: A Dark Fear Comes to Light

Here's one woman’s story of an affliction with which many people suffer in secret.

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Rick and his New York neighbor, Pamela
Power of Prayer

Praying for a Neighbor in Need

Rick Hamlin reminds us that when we pray for a stranger, they become a friend.

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An illustration of a plane leaving a heart-shaped smoke trail
Positive Thinking

Pass It On: Earning Her Wings

A trip to see her family was put off when she saw the chance to help a wounded soldier.

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