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Year Two, Day 82: NVP!

I have three words for you: Norman Vincent Peale.

Ok. That is actually a name.

"Norman Vincent Peale (May 31, 1898 – December 24, 1993) was an American minister and author (most notably of The Power of Positive Thinking) and a progenitor of "positive thinking"."
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Vincent_Peale)

He is my new hero.

I stopped by the used book store by the music center yesterday after teaching class. It was so hot and muggy out, I was seeking an escape before heading to the gym.

What I was really doing was battling a craving for a cheeseburger and fries!  Oy!

But I really didn't need any more books. I am trying to stick to a very tight budget since this summer my piano students are down to a skeleton crew and the cupboards are nearly bare!

But I told myself, I would just look on the discount shelf.

And there it was! It nearly threw itself at me:

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale.

It cost me $.33.  Best $.33 I have ever spent.

I read the introduction at the bus stop. Then I bought a diet Dr. Pepper and read about 1/3 of the book, on a bench in Mall 205 before I went to work out.

By the way, Mall 205 is a ghost mall. Hardly any shops. But my gym is there. And it is air conditioned.

I sat on that bench, highlighting every other sentence for almost an hour!


Unfortunately, I will have to continue this thought tomorrow.  I am at the library and they are flashing their lights..closing in 7 minutes!


But I feel SOOOOO Good!!

Happy Saturday! :)

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