Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking, especially through his best-selling book ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’. He served as the pastor of Marble Collegiate Church, New York, from 1932 until his death, leading a Reformed Church in America congregation. …Peale’s ideas and techniques were controversial, and he received frequent criticism both from church figures and from the psychiatric profession.
“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture… Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.”
Most of our success or failure depends on what is going on in our minds. If you think you will succeed, you will. If you are convinced you will failure, then you also will!
If you have a vision or idea you want to make happen, spend time following his advice: Picture the idea or goal in your mind, seeing the idea as a winner, and feel the success you have created.
Through this process, your mind will start to create your dreams!
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