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Overcoming Failure and Disappointment

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

Abraham Lincoln did not let failure or defeat stand in his way. He continued to try again.

Positive Thinking, Seriously

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Mitch Horowitz

Today, positive thinking is the closest America has to a national religion. It is the foundational idea of business motivation, mind-body medicine, prosperity ministering and much more.

10 Positive-Thinking Books That Might Change Your Life

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 10.23.2013 | Religion
Mitch Horowitz

The gospel of positivity grew out of mystical and occult subcultures in America starting in the mid-19th century and went on to become closest thing America has to a national creed.

Mysterious Ways: Why I Had To Talk To This Woman

Guideposts | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Guideposts

Talk to her, I thought. Talk to her. Normally, I don't strike up conversations with perfect strangers but there was something about the woman waiting for the elevator with me at the medical complex. I couldn't ignore the voice in my head any longer.

Protestants Marrying Santorum Should Use Contraception

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Leaving aside Ron Paul, there are four candidates remaining in the presidential race. The three top Republicans are comprised of two are Roman Catholics and a Mormon. Pity the poor right-wing Protestants.

Obstacle Illusions: A Conversation with Author Stephen J. Hopson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mike Ragogna

Born profoundly deaf, and a risk-taker, Stephen J. Hopson has managed to accomplish a lot in his life so far, including publishing a new book, Obstacle Illusions: Transforming Adversity Into Success. How did he do it?

Bob Trask: An American Thinker

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Heather Robinson

Human beings have great power over ourselves and our life's direction through the exercise of free will. "We create our realities by where we focus our attention," Trask writes.