The Soul of Money is an inspired and utterly fascinating book. It will change the way you think about money. … It is a book for everyone who would like to make the world a better place.
If you have ever been intimidated or diminished or wounded by money, this book will heal you. It is the most unique book on money that I have ever read. … This is a book for rich people, for people who are striving to be more financially strong, for people who live on the margins and for everyone in between. There is no one who will not get value out of this message.
and My Grandfather’s Blessing
Lynne Twist holds grandmother wisdom about a right relationship with money. Your soul will recognize the truths between these covers. How you use your money - what you buy for yourself, where you invest and your spirit of giving - will be forever changed. We teeter on a razor's edge of healing or harming life for future generations. Lynne's wisdom can help you put the weight of your life on the right side of history.
author Blessing the Hands that Feed Us
Vicki Robin is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker, committed to simple-living and consumption-downsizing. She is most widely known as coauthor with Joe Dominguez of the international best-seller, Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence.
This is a transcendent book to bring out the Soul Power in how we think and feel about Money. Lynne Twist wisely and lovingly, has provided us a TAO way to find equilibrium, unifying our ambivalence and contradictions with the earthly Money Game, for a balanced transformation of its core value. This brilliant, heart-opening book shows us how to dance the Yin/Yang Dance in the Tai Ji Way, to enjoy exuberantly, and to take flight with our creative and successful Lives..
Author, “Embrace Tiger, Return To Mountain” and “Tao: The Watercourse Way”
“A sage for the modern age,” Chungliang Al Huang is the founder and president of Living Tao Foundation. He is a philosopher, taijiquan master and educator, having received the Republic of China’s most prestigious award in the field of education.
In an era bloated with data, we are starved for wisdom. Author and global visionary Lynne Twist masterfully serves a banquet in The Soul of Money reminding us of what ancient cultures have always known—wealth and well-being are one in the same. This must-read book will nourish the world!
Dr. Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey is a National Geographic Explorer and filmmaker. In 2008, she became the first Polynesian explorer and female Fellow in the history of the National Geographic Society.
In sharing her own life’s journey, Lynne Twist reveals and helps us understand the spiritual aspects of money. This is a “must read” for everyone in development who is raising money.
Perhaps no one has done more than Lynne Twist to shift our consciousness around money and its role in our lives. In The Soul of Money, Lynne generously takes us around the World with her on her adventurous journey as a philanthropist. While entertaining us with her fascinating stories, she gently transforms and guides us to a deeper understanding of our relationship with money and humanity. The legacy of her profound teachings will serve as a timeless message for generations to come.
author of Limitless Women
The Soul of Money will likely forever transform how you relate to money, and liberate you into transforming how money flows in the world and in your life. No, money does not have a soul, but energy does. Lynne brilliantly shows the wisdom on the old saw: “Money is like manure. If you pile it up, it stinks. When you spread it around, it can fertilize the landscape.” This book is a must-read for all of us to change a world where money stinks.
The Soul of Money is a long overdue wake-up call for the transformation of ourselves and our world to peace, harmony and abundance for all.
Co-founder, UN University for Peace in Costa Rica
Lynne Twist has a remarkable ability to cast spiritual light on the subject of money. This book is a true gift.
Author, A Return to Love and Healing the Soul of America
[A] must-read book for those who regard asset accumulation as a necessary evil and philanthropy merely an easy way to reduce taxes. Written by a professional who understands how to make philanthropy more enjoyable, this book will greatly benefit investors, fundraisers, philanthropists and successful laymen who want to make the world a better place.
The Abraham Fund Initiatives
The Coexistence Initiative
Lynne’s journey into the Soul of Money can teach us all how to reclaim the Sacred with our money.
Author, The Journey Toward Masterful Philanthropy
The Soul of Money is a fundraiser’s poignant, proactive, post-modern effort to convert society’s obsession with money as the primary measure of value into more enduring and satisfying activities. A powerful story of struggle and triumph for rich and poor alike.
Fundraising from the Heart has taken me from a place of anxiety, fear and concern back to feel-ing rejuvenated, enthusiastic and passionate about my work and about raising fund to support the work.
Taking Lynne’s workshop marked a pivotal turning point in both my understanding of how money works, and my professional development as a fundraiser. With this unique perspective, I was able to transform many of my own negative attitudes about raising money, which immediately impacted my effectiveness. This is a fundraising training like no other, one which can actually help heal how we relate to money and the relationship between donor and grantee.
I didn’ t really consider myself a fundraiser before, now it is a badge I wear with great joy and delight.
This is the right book at the right time. Lynne Twist provides a unique, intelligent and soul-centered look at how we can release the burden of having or not having money. She brings inspiration and possibility to an area of life that most of us believe is unchangeable. To anyone who wants to transform their lives and the world, I give this book my highest recommendation.
Eloquently and passionately written, The Soul of Money describes how money can be a vehicle to fulfill our highest ideals of life and love and to discover new meaning in our lives. I recommend it highly.
In the Soul of Money, Lynne Twist speaks to the souls of people about their relationship with money and wealth in today's world. I am one, of what I know to be many people of color, who has had a dysfunctional relationship with money and . . . didn't even recognize it. With her gentle, generous and wise approach to a difficult topic, Lynne guided me through a personal transformation of how I think about money, how I handle money and what money represents. I am now in love . . . with my own soul.
Host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN
Iyanla Vanzant is among the most influential, socially engaged, and acclaimed spiritual life coaches of our time. She is an author and the host of Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
The Soul of Money will completely shift how you view, talk about, earn, spend, give, invest and relate to money. It will also leverage your resources (time, money, wisdom, etc) so that your life does as much as possible to make this world healthier for everyone. We all have a wish to make a difference; Lynne's book will help you make that happen regardless of how much money you have. As a financial advisor, I am certain that the path to real financial ease and success starts with mastering Lynne's ideas of sufficiency, generosity, and our connection to all human beings.
author of The Cure for Money Madness
Spencer Sherman is the founder of Abacus Wealth Partners, which serves clients in over 40 states, and author of The Cure for Money Madness.
Read this book at your own peril… for it will forever transform the way you think about money and unveil the sufficiency that is everyone’s birthright. A master work of rare beauty and heart!
author Getting to Yes with Yourself
William Ury is a co-author of Getting to Yes and author of Getting to Yes with Yourself and Other Worthy Opponents. He is an expert in negotiation and founded Harvard’s Program on Negotiation.
As one who has had my own share of inner conflicts about money and who dedicates my like to finding collaborative ways of ending poverty, including encouraging philanthropists to get involved with their whole selves, Lynne Twist's The Soul of Money has been a constant ally in helping me and others to be, do and give our best - including our money.
Lynne Twist has the amazing gift of reconnecting us with our selves. Her workshop awakened me from a consumptive, competitive mindset and launched me into a journey completely aligned with my values. Through her shining example, Lynne has literally altered the course of my life and how I participate in it.
Soul of Money by Lynne twist is a ground-breaking book, reshaping your relationship with money in a way that is unique, visionary and consistent with the new future we all dream of. I personally found this book a revelation and relevant to the business world I had been in in the last 4 decades. Lynne’s book is for any business person who is awake enough to see how important business can be to create powerful future for all of us. This book is a must read.
The Soul of Money shows with exquisite sensitivity that the way we treat ourselves and the way we treat our money are two sides of the same coin. Lynne Twist puts the magic back in money by understanding that it is a form of energy with which we can perform miracles.
In a nation and world divided more sharply than ever between the haves and have-nots, where millionaires’ desires are filled before children’s and the poor’s needs, The Soul of Money reminds us that when you follow the money, you find out what we really care about and that there are choices that will lead down a new, more just path.
In this pivotal and remarkable book, world servant Lynne Twist puts economics back where it belongs — as a satellite to the soul of culture rather than the other way around. To read this book is to join a revolution in spirit and values.
The Soul of Money reveals the hidden dynamics, the flow and the power of money, identifying new perceptions and fresh approaches to it so that we can individually master its use with integrity as an essential tool in the emerging world.
Lynne Twist’s deep insights into our human relationship to money, coupled with her life’s work in the arena of personal abundance and fundraising, make her a must-read author. The Soul of Money is on the top of my list of reading for anyone wanting to understand and improve their relationship to money.
Author, The Architecture of All Abundance
Listening to Lynne is like soul food! It returns me to my core. Everyday madness melts away, life regains perspective, and I am re-inspired to be more of who I truly am.
Grameen Foundation USA
Lynne Twist is an inspiring public speaker who honors her audience by speaking to both their hearts and minds. She has an amazing way of connecting with the shared humanity of each lis-tener. Possibilities become vivid and compelling, and everyone who hears her walks away committed to act on things that matter.
If you have ever touched money, made money, spent money, given money away, saved money, if money has kept you up at night or helped you to sleep in peace, this book was written for you.