How to Attract Money

A New Look At The Book You’ve Been Waiting For

In this short essay, New Thought author and publisher Mitch Horowitz discusses how, while preparing to narrate an audio edition of Joseph Murphy’s pamphlet How to Attract Money, he came into a new and deeper appreciation of the book’s possibilities. This is adapted from Mitch’s introduction. BY MITCH HOROWITZ I am often asked: If I […]

What New Thought Can Learn From Seer Edgar Cayce

An interview with Mitch Horowitz and an excerpt from Mind As Builder

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) was a southern Christian who became a widely known trance channel whose teachings helped birth the alternative spirituality movement. New Thought historian Mitch Horowitz’s recent book Mind As Builder explores the relationship between Cayce and New Thought teachings. I recently caught up with Mitch to ask about Cayce and New Thought. Following our Q […]

Success and the Law of Cycles

BY MITCH HOROWITZ The following piece is adapted from Mitch’s latest book, The Miracle of a Definite Chief Aim (Gildan Press/Hachette). There is a special power to going about your business carefully, meticulously, and unceasingly—persevering at the work that is uniquely your own.  Life is composed of cycles and when a cycle of opportunity reaches […]

Why Florence Scovel Shinn Matters

The Pioneering Author Left a Defining Mark on New Thought Culture

BY MITCH HOROWITZ The following is the author’s introduction to a new Condensed Classics edition of Florence Scovel Shinn’s final book, The Secret Door to Success, forthcoming in audio and digital from Gildan Media. This book almost never saw publication. It appeared in 1940, the year that Florence Scovel Shinn died. The work of the […]

The Man Who Gave Us the Law of Attraction

Positive Thinking’s Most Alluring Phrase Doesn’t Mean Quite What You Think

By MITCH HOROWITZ America in the 1840s was awash in liberal spiritual and social ideas – particularly the principle that the everyday person could forge his own relationship and communication with the Divine. Many Americans saw the young nation as a place provided by God – an “American Israel” where a new people was entitled […]

Taming Astrology’s Bad Boy with Positivity

The Hidden Gifts of Mercury Retrograde

BY MITCH HOROWITZ This July Fourth my family traveled to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina for a vacation. Getting there was no easy trip. We traveled during the astrological period called Mercury Retrograde: a thrice-yearly phase when the planet Mercury appears to move backwards – and travel, communication, and commerce (all things associated with […]