Publisher: LA RESEARCH
Publication Date: December 28, 2015
Binding: Kobo eBook
As a Man Thinketh is James Allen's second book. He described it as "A book that will help you to help yourself", "A pocket companion for thoughtful people", and "A book on the power and right application of thought." It was first published in 1902.
Man is the creator and shaper of his destiny by the thoughts which he thinks. He rises and falls in exact accordance with the character of the thoughts which he entertains.
His environment is the result of what he has thought and done in the past, and his circumstances in the future are being shaped and built by his present desires, aspirations, thoughts and actions. He therefore who chooses and pursues a particular line of thought, consciously builds his own destiny. This the book makes this clear.
It is beautifully written, practical, and breathes throughout a tone of high spirituality. It is full of the highest teaching, and will be a source of inspiration to everyone who ponders its words of truth. It is written with a forcible and lucid style, and the subjects are presented in such a manner that the reader cannot fail to be interested and helped. It contains a great deal of wisdom, tersely and beautifully expressed.
Every page breathes the spirit of a calm, thoughtful, and religious mind. The tone is like that of a grateful melody that at once soothes and inspires. It is always true, ad touches the soul but to bless it.
James Allen was a philosophical writer and poet. He is best known for his book, As a Man Thinketh. Allen wrote about complex subjects such as faith, destiny, love, patience, and religion but had the unique ability of explaining these subjects in a way that is simple and easy to comprehend.
He often wrote about cause and effect, sowing and reaping, as well as overcoming sadness, sorrow, and grief.