Orison Swett Marden (1848-1924) was an American writer who worked in the genre of inspirational prose writing about the ways to gain success in life. According to his philosophy of life, people can manage their lives as they create and transform the life around them themselves. The author narrates the readers the story about a boy who called Jim. In early childhood he seemed as an independent boy, he used to read different books and he really enjoyed by it. One day his father was dead and the mother had many debts. He decided to take care about his family… What happened next? Read the story to know!