As a Man Does: Morning and Evening Thoughts presents insightful meditations that feed the mind and soul. In Sixty-two meditations, one for each morning and evening of the month, Allen offers truth and the blessing of comfort. James Allen was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of self-help movement. Allen's practical philosophy for successful living has awakened millions to the discovery that "they themselves are makers of themselves." Allen insists that it is within the power of each person to form his own character and create his own happiness.