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.
Sherry holds up one of the brightly colored notes from her smile jar.
Managing Life Changes

The Smile Jar

She was having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year...but the year wasn't yet over.

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Pastor and author Max Lucado
How to Pray

Prayer, Simplified

Prayer shouldn’t be that hard, but sometimes we make it so, says pastor Max Lucado.

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Prayer Stories

5 Tips for a Better Prayer Life

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale shares faith-filled steps to revolutionize your life.

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More Than Love Alone
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

More Than Love Alone

She thought could care for her husband alone, but she finally realized she needed help.

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Diana (second from right) with her family at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Power of Prayer

The Lord's Words

It took a trip halfway across the world to find what she’d been looking for all her life.

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Tanya and Mike
Power of Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: Bicycle Built for Two

Newly engaged, she was nervous about their future, until a tinkling bell comforted her.

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Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
How to Pray

Norman Vincent Peale: How to Pray and Get Results

Try this prayer exercise excerpted from Norman Vincent Peale's The Power of Positive Thinking.

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Devotions for Men

Thomas Edison's Glimpse of Heaven

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale shares scientific proof of heaven.

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A teenage boy clasps his hands in prayer.
Power of Prayer

What Prayer Can Do: In His Sight

When a teen's eyes are injured in a chemical explosion, his prayers receive an answer.

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Catherine Marshall
Prayer Stories

The Prayer of Relinquishment

Writer Catherine Marshall did some of her most memorable work for Guideposts.

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