The individual who is at peace is the one who has his mind stayed on God because such a person "rises above insignificant matters" Dr. Peale reminds us. This book helps you to gain that broad view of life that doesn't get bogged down in the details. In his discussion of the topic, he adds, "peace of mind is to be found only in your own mind." Stress steals joy, replacement therapy is the key to eliminating it.
He encourages you to grow beyond yourself. "Love people and help them. That will keep life fresh and interesting," he advises. The people who are consumed with stress, often are the ones who focused primarily, if not exclusively on self. Living life to the hilt is an art that can be developed he teaches. This book gives the basics on how to develop that art. Its message is timeless.