AS A WOMAN THINKETH
Publisher: Devorss Publications
Dorothy Jean Hulst, a free-lance writer, had as one of her favorite books As A Man Thinketh, by James Allen. In this short volume, Allen expressed his belief that an individual, through the power of positive thought, forms his or her character and consequent happiness. Hulst was inspired by the content of Allen’s book but tired of the mental exercise required to substitute feminine equivalents for masculine terms. Using a pencil, she crossed out all masculine references, replacing them with feminine words. The result, As A Woman Thinketh, allows women to identify directly and personally with Allen’s concepts.
FROM THE AUTHOR:
Calmness of Mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of ling and patient effort in self-control . . . The calm woman, having learned how to govern herself, knows how to adapt herself to others; and they, in turn, reverence here spiritual strength, and feel that they can learn of her and rely upon her . . . The strong, calm woman is always loved and revered. She is like a shade-giving tree in a thirsty land, or a sheltering rock in a storm.
JAMES ALLEN’S ”AS A MAN THINKETH” TRANSCRIBED FOR WOMEN
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JAMES ALLEN was born in Leicester, England on November 28, 1864. When he was fifteen, the family business failed and his father left for America to find work. His father was murdered before he could send for the family and subsequently, James left school and worked for several British manufacturers until 1902. His literary career lasted only nine years until his death in 1912. “As A Man Thinketh” was his second book. In fact, it was only upon his wife’s insistence that he published the book.